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Court Theatre, a department of the University of Chicago, is seeking a part-time Costume Shop Assistant for its 2019-2020 season. The position can start as early as August 1 (flexible) and will run through May 31, 2020. The position is paid on a weekly basis at the rate of $17.50/hour (approximately 20 hours per week).

Position Overview/Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has a costume design background and strong organization skills. You will be assisting the Costume Shop Manager in a myriad of projects including but not limited to: organizing paperwork, generating show documents, shopping, returns, recording fitting notes, costume shop organization, archives, photo shoots, rehearsal costumes, and strike. Sewing/crafting/Photoshop skills are welcome and exciting but not essential. Knowledge of GSuite and Excel is important. Knowledge of Trello would be a super bonus. MUST have a car.  


The start date is flexible and can start as early as August 1st. The position will run through May 31, 2020 working approximately 20 hours a week. The days and hours are flexible within the M-F 9am-6pm time frame. We do have a strong preference for Monday availability. 

To Apply:
Send a resume and 3 professional references via email with the subject “Costume Shop Assistant”.

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