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Area Stage Company
1560 S. Dixie Hwy
Coral Gables, FL, United States

Phone: 305-666-2078
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Costume Designer/Seamstress


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Coral Gables, FL, United States


Other, Theater Technician-Backstage Production

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Job Description:

The Area Stage Company is looking for a highly qualified costume designer/seamstress for an upcoming production of “An Octoroon” by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. 

Presented through the eyes of the onstage playwright BJJ, AN OCTOROON is a pre-Civil War tale set in the Deep South that tells of a slave owner’s affections for a woman whose blood is one-eighth Black. Directed by John Rodaz (Carbonell Award winner) and designed by Giancarlo Rodaz (Carbonell Award nominee) this production will feature choreography and original music to create a theatrical event that is equally hilarious and moving, subversive and provocative.



• Design, pattern and sew all costumes and accessories for the production

• Manage organization and cleanliness of the costume room 

• Dress and make up for performers on the nights of shows

• Maintain and order materials to sew new costumes

• Contact suppliers when needed and verify inventory

• Work with Director, Executive Director, Set Designer, and A/V team to ensure cohesion and pull shows together





Job Requirements:

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• 2+ years’ experience as Costume or Clothing Designer

• Ability to sew, pattern and create new designs based on various themes

• Ability to partner with various teams to ensure vision is delivered

Please send a resume to with the "COSTUME DESIGNER/SEAMSTRESS POSITION" in the subject.