Costume Director

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera

SLC, Utah

Work Location: In-office


  • Full Time
  • SLC, Utah
  • Work Location: In-office
  • Symphonic

Website Utah Symphony | Utah Opera

General Description:

Utah Opera seeks a detail-oriented individual with strong organizational and interpersonal skills to manage the Costume Department and oversee all related aspects of costuming and wig & makeup for all productions.  Supervisory duties include oversight of a full time staff of 5 and part-time over-hires, working with guest designers, contracted builds and a robust rental department.   Candidate should be self-motivated and willing to look for ways to improve and create a team environment.  Strong organizational skills are required for budgeting and long term planning.  This job requires strong leadership qualities, the ability to work under pressure, with a positive and dedicated problem-solving attitude, while being adaptable to new situations and changing priorities. Some evening and weekend work is required.


Essential Responsibilities:

Work with Director of Production, Artistic Team and Guest Designers to ensure execution of all productions; support Education Department for costume needs.

Manage day to day operations of shop, including but not limited to hiring, scheduling and supervising staff for costume shop, rental department and wig & makeup designers; manage supplies and organization.

Planning and maintaining budgets; manage payroll; promote and over-see rental contracts and over-sight of execution thereof.



BA (MFA preferred) in Theatre Arts or equivalent professional experience in a theatrical environment.

A working knowledge of the following Software programs is required: MS Office products and Excel.  This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position with competitive pay and excellent benefits.


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