Dresser | Playbill


CATEGORY: Technical

Ogunquit Playhouse
Ogunquit, ME

Job Details


Job Dates

Approx. Dates Between July 8th 2024 to November 3rd 2024


$18 per hour


Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, Maine seeks experienced Dressers for our 2024 Season and Arts Academy productions. Approximate dates of employment vary per position between July and November 2024.

Ideal Candidate: Must be detail-oriented and remain focused in a fast-paced working environment. Wardrobe Crew experience required; basic sewing/stitching skills are required. Reports to Wardrobe Supervisor and Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor.

Job Duties/Expectations include (but are not limited to):
- Minor costume repairs.
- Reinforce buttons, quick rig garments, repair rips/tears, repair hems, label garments.
- Ensure proper cleaning, organization and delivery of costume pieces.
- Assist with backstage quick changes.
- Possess flexibility and positive backstage demeanor working with actors and other crew.
- Run each performance (8 shows/week).
- Assist in rehearsals and load-in/strike as necessary.
- Assist with Arts Academy.
- Coordinate with Costume Shop Supervisor, staff, coordinators and/or designers to ensure a productive handoff and tech experience.
- Attending or watch video of designer run to determine quick changes and other costume related problems.
- Foster and maintain a positive and productive work environment backstage, in dressing rooms, and in wardrobe rooms.
- Ensure that the wardrobe rooms, backstage areas, and dressing rooms are kept in a clean and tidy manner.
- Job requires ability to sit/stand for long periods of time, and bend, stoop, or kneel while assisting actors, staff, and designer in execution of duties as assigned
- Job requires ability to lift, carry, move costumes and necessary equipment up and down stairs in varied lighting conditions.
- Unconventional hours may be required.

Position is a W2, $18/hr plus O/T and housing included.

Ogunquit Playhouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to promoting the growth of a diverse and inclusive workplace. For our full Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility statement please visit our website: http://www.ogunquitplayhouse.org/about-us

Ogunquit Playhouse will now be offering Health insurance to all employees who are with the company for 120+ consecutive days and work at least 30 hours weekly. Ogunquit Playhouse will cover 75% of employee's company sponsored Health insurance premium. Dental and Vision insurance will also be available at the employee's expense. Employees who work the Ogunquit Playhouse's entire season will also accrue Earned Paid Leave up to 40 hours. Eligibility is based on the length of the contract. Shortening the length of that contract may affect eligibility.

Please send letter, resume and references to [email protected]. Please include 2024 DRESSER in the subject line.


Jul 8, 2024 - Nov 3, 2024


$18.00 – $18.00 per hour



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