Employment & Auditions
Position Title: Wardrobe Supervisor
Reports To: Costume Shop Manager
Status: seasonal, non-exempt
Indiana Repertory Theatre is seeking an individual to assist in the planning, running, and strike for all IRT productions and to manage the day-to-day operations of the wardrobe team, running shows, and maintaining the artistic integrity and vision of the designers and directors for all IRT productions.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Create and maintain dressing room/backstage wardrobe supplies and load in, run, and strike shows.
- Maintain costumes during the performance period including, but not limited to: making repairs, doing laundry, shoe polishing, and managing dry cleaning.
- Read scripts, create costume breakdowns/costume change plots, and attend rehearsals as assigned.
- Assist performers in dressing into costumes and facilitate quick changes.
- Check in and review costumes prior to each dress rehearsal and performance and check out and retrieve costumes after each dress rehearsal and performance.
- Maintain assigned dressing rooms, notifying Maintenance of cleaning needs.
- Maintain a calm, professional demeanor for performers in your care.
- Perform scheduled wig maintenance as guided by the Costume Shop Manager/Wig Designer and assist actors with hairstyling needs.
- Restock costumes at the end of the production after strike in a timely manner.
- Work in the Costume Shop, attend fittings to assist and take notes for Draper.
- Maintain the integrity of the Costume Design through his/her interpretation of the sketch and prepare alterations from the fittings for Stitchers.
- Assist in pulling costumes from stock as needed and sit with the designer at previews as needed.
- Maintain your personal work area, including sewing machinery, cutting table, laundry facilities, and bulletin boards as necessary to keep work moving effectively and to promote a professional environment.
- Attend weekly shop meetings and consult with other team members, co-workers, and Costume Shop Manager concerning problems and their possible solutions as scheduled.
- Maintain inventory of sewing supplies and fabrics and communicate needs in a timely manner.
- Talk with visitors and tour groups as needed.
- Manage your time in an effective manner.
- Perform other duties such as restocking, rentals and maintenance.
- Perform such tasks, services, duties, and responsibilities in accordance with IRT policies, rules, regulations, and instructions now in force or which may be adopted from time to time during Employee’s employment at the IRT.
Other duties as determined by Costume Shop Manager and Production Manager.
Please submit resume and cover letter to Guy Clark, Costume Shop Manager via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Title: Properties Carpenter
Reports To: Properties Shop Manager
Status: seasonal, non-exempt
The Properties Carpenter is a key member of the production team and assists the Props Shop in show and related projects to build and/or modify furniture, finish carpentry, etc. They will also assist in crafting or shopping for other props as needed.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist Prop Shop staff in show and shop related projects and build and/or modify furniture, finish carpentry, etc.
- Assist in crafting or shopping for other props.
- Research and experiment with different materials and methods for properties creation.
- Assist in maintaining a clean and safe workplace and storage areas.
- Assist with prop rentals.
- Collaborate with other departments and staff for the betterment of the shop, show and theatre.
- Perform such tasks, services, duties, and responsibilities in accordance with IRT policies, rules, regulations, and instructions now in force, or which may be adopted from time to time, during Employee’s employment at the IRT.
Please submit resume and cover letter to Brian S. Newman, Production Manager via email at email@example.com and please include the words “Properties Search” in the subject line.
The INDIANA REPERTORY THEATRE is currently accepting resumes for over-hire positions in all production departments. The IRT is a mid-sized LORT (C & D Stages) theatre, producing a wide variety of existing and new work for adults and children (currently 9 productions) located in downtown Indianapolis. Positions include: scenic carpentry, upholstery, scenic artistry, cabinetmaking, rigging, costume construction, pattern making, electrics, audio engineering, projections, stage management, production assistants, etc. Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the words “Resume Submission” in the subject line or mail them to the theatre – our address is at the bottom of the page. At the IRT, we believe that diverse ideas, backgrounds, cultures, and traditions enrich the quality of work we present on the stage. We are committed to all forms of diversity in all areas of our work.
The Indiana Repertory Theatre’s annual Equity Principle/General Auditions were held on March 19 & 20, 2018. Show-specific auditions are by invitation only.
If you were unable to attend the open auditions but would like to be considered for the 2018-2019 season, please email your materials to email@example.com.
Interested in getting involved as an usher at the IRT? Volunteer to usher at any of our performances throughout the year and receive access to watch the performance you usher.
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If you would like more information or want to be registered as a new volunteer please send an email to House Manager Heather Uuk at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need immediate usher information during business hours, please contact Randy Talley, Executive Assistant, at 317.916.4801 or email@example.com.
The Indiana Repertory Theatre internship program offers an exciting opportunity for college and graduate students to gain professional experience by: working side-by-side with extraordinary artists, administrators, and technicians.
- being actively involved in the production of world-class theatre among a variety of departments.
- partnering with each student, university, and department to develop a course of study that best meets the needs of all parties.
- delivering experienced-based, hands-on learning opportunities that provide the necessary skills to become a viable candidate in a highly competitive field
ADMINISTRATIVE INTERNSHIPS (AVAILABLE FALL, WINTER, SPRING)
Company Management | Development and Fundraising | Dramaturgy | Education | Patron Services | Marketing Sales and Communications
PRODUCTION INTERNSHIPS (AVAILABLE FALL OR SPRING)
Costuming | Electrics | Properties Production Management | Scenery | Scenic Art | Sound | Stage Management
Summer Youth Workshops
APPLY FOR AN INTERNSHIP
To apply for an internship, please fill out the form below.
For internships during the academic year, applicants must be enrolled for credit in a college or university to be eligible. For summer internships, applicants must be enrolled for credit in a college or university for the upcoming semester to be eligible.
Deadline for Fall/Summer internships: April 1st
Deadline for Winter/Spring internships: December 1st
For more information, please contact Randy D. Pease at 317.916.4842.
ABOUT INTERNSHIPS AT THE IRT
Internships are individually designed for each student and IRT works with interns and advisors when necessary to develop a course of study which best reflects the needs of the participant and the department. Department heads will give interns tasks and challenges that will provide direct support to our day-to-day activities. The IRT internship program is designed to be an experienced based, hands-on learning opportunity providing the skills necessary to be a viable candidate in a highly competitive field. Applicants must currently be enrolled in a college or university to be eligible.