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Costume Help and Interns Wanted

08/04/2019 12:02 PM -
Costume Department Seamstresses & Interns
Fall 2019
 
Description
Ballet Brazos is searching for people with serging, sewing, and embellishing experience to construct, fit, and embellish costumes for our 2019 Nutcracker Ballet. 
 
Duties can include, but are not limited to:
  • Costume construction and refurbishment utilizing sergers, sewing machines, and hand sewing
  • Minor sewing alterations
  • Cutting fabric for pattern pieces
  • Embellishment of costumes
  • Construction of headpieces and accessories
  • Pattern making and pattern alterations
 
Interns additionally may gain experience in:
  • Taking measurements
  • Fitting costumes
  • Costume design and color selection for stage
  • Organizing costumes for the Nutcracker
  • Cleaning and storage of costumes
  • Back stage assistance and costume repair
 
Ballet Brazos is an equal employment opportunity employer. Ballet Brazos costume contractors and interns will be paid based on level of experience. Interns, and any person working directly with dancers, must pass a background check.
 
Qualifications
Seamstress/Seamster/Intern
  • Must have own serger and sewing machine
  • Must have experience working with at least one of the following fabrics: satin, tulle, stretch fabrics, lace
  • Must be able to follow a pattern
  • Must show a sample of your work that includes constructed garment, serged seams, and finishing details.
  • A sample of work with at least one of the following fabrics: stretch, satin, tulle, lace
  • Ability to sew rolled hems a plus
  • Attention to detail
 
Embellishers/Intern
  • Must show a sample of your work embellishing with embroidery, lace, rhinestones, sequins, beads, cording, appliques, etc.
  • Must have experience working with at least one of the following fabrics: satin, tulle, stretch fabrics, lace
  • Embroidery machine a plus
  • Experience making headpieces and accessories a plus
  • Attention to detail
 
 
 

Contact information 

To apply for a position, please email info@balletbrazos.org. For more information about Ballet Brazos and our Nutcracker Ballet, please view the rest of our website. 

 



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