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Cirque du Soleil - Wardrobe Technician

HOUSTON, TX 77064-3417

Posted: 12/30/2022 Employment Type: Temp Job Category: None Job Number: 40864

Job Description

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 on or call 713-290-0090 for more details. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Daily ironing and steaming of costumes;
  • Dispatching costumes in artists dressing rooms;
  • Working on sewing or crafts projects;
  • 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 clean-up of all
  • 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 seamstress with experience in costume repairs on large-scale stage productions;
  • Ability to use domestic as well as industrial sewing machines and ability to hand stitch;
  • Technical skills in the areas of costume building, painting, shoe repair, millinery, makeup and hairstyling or other related theatrical crafts are an asset;
  • Basic command of English essential and ability to read English essential;
  • Ability to communicate directly with artists daily in a calm and professional manner;
  • Being able to organize one s own workload with little supervision;
  • Good health and good eye-sight necessary;
  • Being comfortable working in a standing position for long periods of time;
  • Ability to lift and carry weights up to 15kg;
  • Ability to sew on a variety of fabrics including stretch, neoprene, and woven;
  • Being committed to the whole city run;
  • Ability to kneel frequently;
  • Ability to climb up and down stairs with heavy laundry baskets.


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