Works with Costume Shop Manager (CSM) and Assistant Costume Shop Manager (ACSM) to interpret professional costume designs, from sketch through completion. We produce Musical Theater, Opera, and Dance shows every year; varied skill set required. Because of our creative, exciting, and fast paced environment, our needs vary greatly; flexibility is very important at the Boston Conservatory Costume Shop. Some nights and weekends as requested. This position is full-time seasonal position: September 5 - December 15, 2017, January 8 - May 11, 2018.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Drafting, draping, stitching, alterations, working as part of a team, and construction of all pieces as required/requested.
Taking measurements, tailoring, corsetry, conducting/assisting in fittings, crafting, guiding student workers, and millinery as needed.
Other duties assigned as they arise such as organizing/restocking/cleaning.
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creati...vity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.