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Employment

Employment opportunities at Birmingham Children’s Theatre are available to all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, veteran's status, age, marital status, sexual orientation or disability. In addition, we will endeavor to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the positions listed below:

 


 

ADMINISTRATION:

 

There are no administrative positions available at this time. Please check back later.

 


 

PRODUCTION:

 

Costume Shop Manager

Working closely with, and reporting to the Director of Production and Education, the costume shop manager is in charge of running the shop producing costumes for nine productions annually.   Responsibilities include managing the costume shop staff, equipment and stock. Attends design meetings and works closely with designers and actors.  Candidate should be skilled in all phases of costume construction, adhering to approved designs.  Also undertakes cutting, draping, pattern making, measurements, alterations, painting, dying, make-up, wigs and necessary shopping.  Experienced in working within established budgets.

This is a seasonal contract position running from mid-August to mid-May

Qualifications:  Candidates should have at least 3 years of professional experience. A degree in theatre is highly desired, however, comparable experience will be considered.  Must be a team player and have a positive and professional attitude.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Starting Date: As soon as possible. 

Interested individuals should send, by email, a cover letter, resume and applicable portfolio to:

                  Jen Lane

                  Director of Production and Education

                  Birmingham Children’s Theatre

                  jen@bct123.org

 

Stitchers (Part Time/Over Hire)

  • Flexible hours when needed.
  • Must be able to use industrial sewing machines.
  • Must have previous costume construction experience.
  • Position(s) report to Costume Technician.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter stating experience and availability to Jen Lane via email. Over Hire positions will only be filled on an as-needed basis. Resumes will be reviewed and interviews will be set up for selected individuals. No phone calls.

 

Scenic Carpenters, Scenic Artists, Shop Associates (Part Time/Over Hire)

  • Flexible hours when needed.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must have previous scene shop experience.
  • Position(s) report to Technical Director.

To Apply: Applicants should have some experience in theatrical carpentry, basic electrics, basic sound, reading technical drawings, and working with power tools. Please send resume and cover letter stating experience and availability to Jack Lemmon via email. Over Hire positions will only be filled on an as-needed basis. Resumes will be reviewed and interviews will be set up for selected individuals. No phone calls.

Birmingham Children's Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.