South Asian Theatre with Universal Appeal

Costume Manager, The Jungle Book: Rudyard Revised

The Costume Manager is a vital part of the rehearsal staff of EnActe’s Arts’ original musical production of The Jungle Book: Rudyard Revised. The Costume Manager reports to the Production Manager, and works closely with them to ensure timely progress in all responsibilities relating to the crafting and altering of costume pieces and accessories. While meetings will be held over Zoom and may be taken remotely, all rehearsals will be held in person at EnActe Arts offices in Sunnyvale, CA or another nearby rehearsal space.


Attend weekly production meetings

Attend designer run

Craft and alter costume pieces and accessories as needed throughout the production/rehearsal process and performance run

Organize costume pieces and accessories as needed throughout the production/rehearsal process and performance run

Work closely with the Production Manager to ensure safe and timely transportation of all costume pieces and accessories

Remain supportive of actors (new and experienced) throughout the rehearsal process

Adhere to EnActe Arts policies pertaining to work around the production

Experience with tailoring clothing pieces and accessories

Availability for weekly design/production meetings from late July 2022 through mid-September 2022

Punctuality and strong communication skills

Familiarity with Google Drive and DropBox

Dedication to fostering talent in a secure and supportive environment

Commitment to establishing and maintaining a safe and inclusive environment for all cast, crew, and staff members, regardless of race/ethnicity/religion/age/income/sex/gender/sexual orientation or other identifier

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in a theatre costume shop as a stitcher, draper, or costume shop lead

Experience altering South Asian garments and/or crafting costume pieces from South Asian fabrics

Experience working with children and actors of all ages

This is an 1099-MISC independent contractor position that pays a lump sum of $1,000.00.

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