Monday, 03 July 2017 21:29

Costume Draper and Cutter

Sponsoring Organization

The Public Theater



425 Lafayette St. New York, NY 10003


Until Filled



The Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival is seeking an experienced costume draper/cutter. This seasonal position will work with the Costume Shop Manager and Foreperson on all productions performing at the five theaters located in the Public Theater as well as The Delacorte Theater's Free Shakespeare in Central Park. 

- Create costumes based on designers's sketches
- Fit actors in custom made and purchased clothing
- Supervise a team of first hands and stitcher in the sewing and altering of garments

- 5 years of experience as a draper/cutter
- Strong knowledge of costume history.
- Extensive background in costume construction
- Proficient in interpreting costume sketches
- Ability to manage a team of technicians with a scheduled deadline

The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opprotunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will recieve consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status. 

Resumes should be forwarded to Luke McDonough at

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