Cirque du Soleil - Costume Dresser
HOUSTON, TX 77064-3417 US
Cirque du Soleil Kooza is coming to Houston!
If you are looking to make money while having fun, APPLY TODAY!
January 24 - March 5
Apply at www.tmdstaffing.com or call 713-290-0090 for more details.
- Pre-setting all costumes and props backstage during show call according to daily cast changes;
- Running cue track and assisting artists with dressing and quick changes;
- Being prepared to quickly answer requests in English coming from artists, wardrobe staff or technical staff under stressful circumstances;
- Maintaining integrity and safety of all costumes and costume accessories (this includes emergency repairs, alteration work and mending work);
- Daily washing of costumes (this includes hand washing and machine washing);
- Daily inspecting of all costumes for holes, tears or stains;
- Maintaining a clean and secure work environment (this includes weekly cleaning of backstage dressing areas and all other wardrobe spaces);
- Helping with the set-up and tear-down of the wardrobe department, dressing rooms, laundry room and stock room;
- Carrying out all other wardrobe projects and tasks assigned by HOW.
The ideal candidate will:
- A minimum of three years of experience as a professional costume dresser with experience in costume repairs on large-scale stage productions;
- Fluency in English (ability to read and speak) essential;
- Ability to communicate directly with artists daily in a calm and professional manner;
- Good health and good eye-sight necessary;
- Being comfortable working in dark confined spaces for long periods of time;
- Being comfortable working under pressure in a stressful and ever-changing environment;
- Ability to use domestic as well as industrial sewing machines and ability to hand stitch;
- Ability to lift and carry weights up to 15kg;
- Wearing black clothing (long sleeves, long pants, flat shoes) while on duty;
- Being available to work 6 days a week for a total average of 45 hours a week;
- Being committed to the whole city run;
- Ability to kneel frequently;
- Ability to climb up and down stairs with heavy laundry baskets.