Texas Shakespeare Festival
Kilgore, TX

Expires: 03/30/24

Job Dates

May 13-July 31


$900 biweekly

2024 Season Includes: Much Ado About Nothing, Peter + the Starcatcher, Julius Caesar, Sweeney Todd, and Tinkerbell (YA Production). For more information visit www.texasshakespeare.com

Up to $300 travel / single occupancy dorm housing / 11 meals a week
Minimum Requirements: two years of professional experience in a supervisory capacity required.

Costume Department Director is responsible for:

● Creating daily schedule of the costume shop operations
● Determining the viability of proposed designs regarding budget, time, and labor
● Coordinating measurements and fittings
● Supervising cutter/drapers, first hands, stitchers, wardrobe personnel, and interns
● Maintaining adequate supplies and equipment
● Conducting shop meetings
● Attending production meetings
● Keeping track of budgets and processing receipts
● Assisting with any public relations or community outreach events such as fundraisers, Media Day, displays, interviews, informal talks, etc.
● Coordinating strike of all costume-related areas
● Participating in opening night discussions

Head of Wardrobe is responsible for:

● Setting up, organizing, and maintaining the racks and storage systems required for the productions
● Organizing and supervising costume load-in and load-out, costume changes, and quick chances for each production
● Cleaning and maintaining the dressing rooms and related areas
● Supervising dressers and making personnel assignments
● Cleaning and maintaining all costume items during the run of the show
● Assuming responsibility for all costumes and accessories in the productions after opening night
● Discussing with the Artistic Director any costume-related issue that could alter the visual design of a production after the show opens
● Participating in opening night discussions


Meaghan Simpson

Artistic Director



(903) 983-8610

Business Address

1100 Broadway Blvd

Kilgore, TX 75662

Posted: 11/17/2023 08:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 11/16/2023 15:55 EST

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