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Dresser - JOY the Musical, George Street Playhouse
New Brunswick, NJ
George Street Playhouse
Part Time
Posted September 15, 2022
George Street Playhouse, a professional, producing theatre company 40 minutes from Manhattan, seeks an experienced Dresser for the run of their upcoming production of a new musical, Joy, at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties:
- Assisting the Wardrobe Supervisor in maintaining all costumes
- Dressing of actors during tech, dress rehearsals, and performances
- Assisting with pre-show wardrobe prep and post-show wardrobe clean up and laundering
- Repairing costumes as needed
- Preparing dressing rooms
- Assisting in load-in and strike of costumes


- Experience with dressing performers and quick changes
- Knowledge and understanding how to read and translate wardrobe run sheets
- Experience with wardrobe prep including steaming and ironing
- Experience with post show wardrobe duties including laundering
- Team player with excellent organizational and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in technical theater, or related field
- 1-2 years of experience working in theatrical production on wardrobe crews

COVID-19 vaccination, including all eligible boosters, is a condition of employment. COVID policies are updated regularly to reflect the current local and national health recommendations.

George Street Playhouse currently requires all employees to wear respirator style masks (N95, KN95, KF94). Members of the Production Group will also test per the current COVID policy at the company's expense.

The Opportunity:
Position pays a weekly salary of $850.00 with overtime after 40 hours. Position begins on or around November 25, 2022 and runs through December 30, 2022.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should submit a resume and 3 references to: Joleen Addleman Loyd, Costume Shop Manager, at George Street Playhouse recognizes the value of diverse experiences, identities and backgrounds and is committed to building an equitable, inclusive and anti-racist organization that is representative of the world in which we live. Candidates who identify as Black, Indigenous or a Person of Color; LGTBQ+ and gender diverse candidates; candidates with disabilities; as well as candidates from historically marginalized groups are all encouraged to apply. We aim to collect a pool of diverse and qualified candidates prior to reviewing resumes; please forward this position to someone you think will be a good fit.