Walnut Hill School for the Arts

12 Highland Street
Natick, MA 01760

Date Posted:
July 15, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Costume Designer/Shop Supervisor


Walnut Hill School for the Arts seeks an experienced Costume Designer to join the team starting in the 2019-2020 academic year. This position works closely with the heads of Dance, Theater, and Music and reports directly to the Director of Production and Events. This is a full-time 10-month position.

Responsibilities include the following:

Design and construct costumes including maintenance, patterning/draping for the school-year season of Theater, Dance, and Opera;
Manage daily operation of the school’s costume shop;
Work with students, faculty, staff, technical staff, and vendors; and
Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical theater or equivalent professional experience;
  • Demonstrated skills in costume construction techniques, principles and practices, patterning/draping, dancewear, costume crafts;
  • Knowledge of theater production, operations, procedures;
  • Experience in educational theater production;
  • Experience in informal teaching environments and working with student workers;
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to manage competing priorities;
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently and as a collaborative member of the team; and
  • Strong communication and computer skills.
How To Apply:
To apply, visit the Walnut Hill School for the Arts Career Center and submit resume and cover letter. 
Apply by:
August 10, 2019
Based on Experience
About this Organization:
The mission of Walnut Hill is to educate talented, accomplished and intellectually engaged young artists from all over the world. The School does so in a diverse, humane and ethical community. Founded in 1893, Walnut Hill offers intensive training in five arts disciplines: dance; music; theater; visual art; and writing, film & media arts, in the context of rigorous academic preparation for college.