Freelance: First Hand, Costume Shop

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First Hand – Freelance

 

The Juilliard School is looking for individuals to work on a per project/show basis with our Costume shop in the role of First Hand.

 

Responsibilities:

Constructing of new costumes Altering of existing costumes Pattern corrections, pattern truing, pattern grading Washing and rolling fabrics Cutting Machine sewing- industrial and domestic, straight, zig, serger and blind hemmer Hand sewing and finishing Coordinating base and undergarments as needed Assisting in fittings & measurements  Supervising of stitchers as needed Pressing and steaming as needed Working with apprentices and students

 

Qualifications:

Established work experience with dance, opera and theater costumes Knowledge of costume construction techniques Ability to follow instruction and work independently Ability to work in a team and maintain a professional demeanor at all times

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