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Join The Glimmerglass Festival team

The Glimmerglass Festival employs more than 350 people in the course of a single season. The core of the company is about 20 full-time, year-round staff members, amplified by seasonal staff and interns leading up to and including the summer Festival. 

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Costume Crafts Manager – The Glimmerglass Festival invites applications for 2015 repertory season of four new productions designed by Jennifer Moeller, James Schuette, Beth Goldenberg, Sara Jean Tosetti and Kaye Voyce.  Must have experience in artistically demanding environment, excellent knowledge of costume craft techniques and resources; ability to solve multiple tasks efficiently, work in a team-oriented atmosphere; execute budgets and time management all in collaboration with Costume Director and other Costume and Wardrobe Department Staff.  Professional experience required.  Commitment to safe shop practices essential.  Employment from May 5, 2015 through July 25, 2015; housing provided, own car recommended.  Portfolio, letter and resume (including reference contact info) by February 1. Portfolio should also be uploaded or your website listed on your resume. Click here to apply.


Drapers – The Glimmerglass Festival invites applications for 2015 repertory season of four new productions. Lead a team in the creation and alterations of a wide range of costumes (two positions available).  Professional experience is necessary.  Employment from mid-May through mid to late July. Housing provided, own car recommended but not required.  Click here to submit cover letter and resume (including reference contact information) as one PDF. Portfolio should also be uploaded or your website listed on your resume.


Lead Rigger - The Glimmerglass Festival invites applications for the 2015 repertory season. Responsible for all rigging design, installation, inspection, and maintenance for a four production repertory season. AutoCAD experience required. ETCP Theater Certified preferred. Strong knowledge of counterweight rigging, chain motors, and spot rigging. Strong organizational & management skills.  Employment late April or early May to late August; bi-weekly salary; housing provided; own car recommended.  Click here to submit cover letter and resume (including reference contact information) as one PDF. Portfolio may also be uploaded.

 


Master Electrician – The Glimmerglass Festival invites applications for 2015 repertory season. Supervise the installation, circuiting, and focusing of a 500+ unit repertory plot. Organize and run daily change-overs, performances, and strike. Requires thorough experience with stage electrics and crew management. Experience with repertory opera preferred. Thorough knowledge of ETC networks and EOS/Ion control.  Experience with Vari*lites is necessary. Experience with LED practical wiring and installation preferred. Employment mid-May to late-August; bi-weekly salary; housing provided; own car recommended. Click here to submit cover letter and resume (including reference contact information) as one PDF.


Residence Manager - The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Residence Manager for 2015 Festival Season. Job responsibilities involve basic supervision of 67-unit company-owned housing complex, including assistance with lockouts, facilitating equipment checkout, assisting with transportation and ensuring housing policies are enforced. The ideal candidate is responsible, interested in company management and enjoys interacting with young adults. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required. There is ample opportunity to attend performances, participate in company activities, and explore other areas of interest within the company. Applicant must be available mid-May to late August. Click here to submit cover letter and resume (including reference contact information) as one PDF.


Wardrobe Manager - The Glimmerglass Festival invites applications for 2015 repertory season of four new productions.  Hire and supervise a crew consisting of Assistant Wardrobe Managers, Staff, and Interns. Provide crew supervision, costume maintenance and paperwork including archive information; oversee the supervision and running of four productions; assist in Costume Shop/Crafts Shop during preproduction as needed.  Oversee wardrobe budget.  Ability to work efficiently and pleasantly with demanding artists is essential.  Management experience required.  Employment from June 1, 2015 through August 29, 2015; housing provided; own car recommended. Click here to submit cover letter and resume (including reference contact information) as one PDF.

Updated December 15, 2014

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