Tailor/Drapers

 

Tailor/Drapers

CATEGORY: Technical

New York City Ballet
New York, NY 10023
US

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Tailor/Drapers

Women’s Department & Men’s Department

Job Date: July 26, 2021 - June 3, 2022

Lincoln Center, New York City

 

New York City Ballet is one of the foremost dance companies in the world, with a roster of spectacular dancers and an unparalleled repertory.  Founded in 1948 by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein, New York City Ballet quickly became world-renowned for its athletic and contemporary style.  Widely acknowledged for its enduring contributions to dance, New York City Ballet is committed to promoting creative excellence and nurturing a new generation of dancers and choreographers. 

 

The New York City Ballet Costume Shop seeks two (2) Tailor/Drapers.

 

Responsibilities:

Employee will be responsible for all draping, tailoring, pattern making and cutting for the women’s/men’s departments, including all new productions and rebuilding & refurbishing of existing productions. 

 

Requirements:

•             Excellent tailoring (men’s dept.), draping, pattern making & cutting skills;

•             Excellent organization & time management skills;

•             Great communication skills;

•             Knowledge & experience with women’s/men’s clothes/costumes;

•             Good sewing skills; machine & hand sewing;

•             Experience with ballet costumes, tutus, & stretch fabric is essential;

•             At least 5 years professional costume shop experience required;

•             Please no “fashion designers”;

•             Full time, union position; 35 hours a week.

 

Interested, qualified candidates may apply by forwarding their resume, references, and portfolio

 to Marc Happel, Director of Costumes at:

MHappel@NYCBallet.com

With “Tailor/Draper” in the subject line.

No Phone Calls, Please.

 

NYCB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

 

DURATION

July 26, 2021 - June 3, 2022

SALARY

$32.15/hour; rates are negotiable

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