Tuacahn Center For The Arts
  • 03-Dec-2020 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Ivins, UT, USA
  • $15.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Housing Provided, Tuacahn Show Packages

"Tuacahn edifies and inspires the human spirit through professional world class family entertainment and an unparalleled artistic and academic experience that matches the majesty of the canyon"

Position Title: Costume Craft Artesian
Department: Costume Shop

Position Summary

The Craft person is responsible for the construction, fitting and alteration of costume craft items, including but not limited to: armor, puppets, masks, footwear, belts, bags, jewelry and dye work. They should be familiar with as many different techniques and materials as necessary to complete the tasks mentioned and /or be able to research new products as needed.

Essential Functions

Development and fitting of craft pieces according to designer specification
Cuts or supervises cutting, construction, finish work, and alterations on assigned craft items
timely delivery of craft pieces for dress rehearsals
Creates patterns to cut out all materials needed for each assigned project
Fits all assigned projects to actor
Helps Determines yardage for fabric and trims for the assigned projects
Researches the period, style, techniques and materials necessary to complete the costume within the costume designer's guidelines
Maintains the integrity of the costume design
Ability to work with performers and staff in a positive and professional manner while on campus at all times.
Cleans and maintains all spaces daily.
Maintain flexible schedule for work calls especially during tech weeks
Adhere to and promote all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and maintain a safe work environment.
Contributes to the overall success of the Production Department by preforming any additional duties and responsibilities assigned


Demonstrated knowledge of Dye techniques and procedures using Union, Fiber Reactive, and other dyes including ageing/distressing
Demonstrated knowledge in Costume Craft Fabrication.
Demonstrated knowledge of/and experience in a variety of costume construction techniques including tailoring, period construction techniques, and alterations.
Understanding of period shape and how to adapt it to theatrical crafts
Demonstrated knowledge in shoe/leather work.
Demonstrated knowledge in theatrical Quick Rigging and sewing techniques
Good working knowledge of costume history
Good working knowledge with as many different techniques and materials as necessary to complete the tasks mentioned and /or be able to research and bring to the design new products as needed.

Skills / Abilities

Ability to operate shop equipment including industrial and domestic sewing machines, multi
needle and leather sewing machines, steam irons, and cutting tools
Proven skills in cutting, costume craft construction, alterations, and fittings
Ability to collaborate with the costume team to efficiently complete assigned projects.
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent time management skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to lift 20 lbs Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time

Pattern making and/or draping skills a plus
We do have a milliner on staff, but millinery skills a plus.

Puppetry skills are a huge plus!

Housing is Provided.

Production Dates: March 22nd July 31st
Salary / Rate: $15.00 / hour plus overtime
2021 Production shows include Disney's The Beauty and the Beast, Annie, The Count of Monte Cristo, School of Rock, Smokey Joe's Caf, Million Dollar Quartet and A Christmas Story.
Extensive COVID-19 plan already active throughout theatre.
Please submit Cover Letter, Resume, and Portfolio/Website to mlenn@tuacahn.org

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