Job Posting: Costume Builder, 4th Line Theatre

4th Line Theatre, an outdoor theatre company located in Millbrook, Ont., is currently looking for a Costume Builder for the 2014 summer season.

Start date: May 26, 2014
End date:  Aug 3, 2014 (10 weeks)

Skill Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate has experience and/or post-secondary training in theatre
  • He/she has extensive sewing experience and is able to work well under pressure
  • Creative problem solving ability
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s License and clean driving abstract are required
  • A car is a requirement
  • Must enjoy working outdoors
  • Ideal for a returning student
  • The successful candidate will be creative, curious and passionate about theatre and have the ability to work in a team environment

Responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • The cut and construction of theatrical costumes. This includes draping and flat pattern drafting, knowledge of historical patterns, fabrics, decorations and construction techniques and knowledge of tailoring techniques.
  • Arranging costume fittings, taking actors’ measurements for garments and accessories, such as wigs, shoes and hats
  • Shopping at fabric, craft, charity, and clothes shops
  • Assisting with the management and organizing of the costume shop and stock
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Petty cash responsibilities

Employer Information:
4th Line Theatre is an award-winning outdoor theatre company that presents regionally-based, environmentally-staged, historical dramas.  Our performance venue is located on the Winslow farm, just outside of Millbrook, Ontario.  To find out more about 4th Line Theatre and the upcoming summer season, please visit our website

Please send a resume and cover letter by January 25, 2014 to:

Lindy Powell, Artistic Administrator
c/o 4th Line Theatre
P.O. Box 403 Millbrook, ON  L0A 1G0

If applying by email, please note the position title in the subject line of your email.