This is an ON SHIP position with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings
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Listing Date: January, 2017
6 Month Contract
Oversee all aspects of the costume department onboard, including, but not limited to: maintenance of all Cruise Programs costumes, wigs, shoes, props, backstage dressing, laundry, bible creation and communication to managers and shore side.
Effectively problem solve while experiencing the ever changing scope of the unique environment of the entertainment cruise line industry.
Thrive in a “repertory” environment.
Must be at least 18 years old to apply.
Fit, alter, sew and wash theatrical costumes to the specifics requested by management, in a timely fashion.
Laundry: washing, ironing, steaming, pressing, categorizing laundry by show.
Pattern making, draping and cutting, dying.
Dress shows and creating backstage tracks for the bible.
Pack and ship off road boxes with an inventory list.
Shoe maintenance, painting, dying and stocking.
Wig maintenance, millinery repair, crafts building and repair.
Organize and clean all dressing areas, stock areas, costume racks and road boxes.
Communicate weekly with shore side management.
Any other duty deemed necessary by management pertaining to the costume department.
Bachelor’s degree with a major in Theatrical Costuming or Theatrical management preferred; or any equivalent combination of relevant and work related skills and experience;
Minimum 2 years costume shop management in theatrical costume building and alteration, OR
Minimum 2 years of experience as wardrobe supervisor or assistant on tour or in summer stock companies, OR
Minimum 2 years of cruise ship experience as wardrobe supervisor or theatrical wardrobe stitcher.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Expertise in theatrical alteration, pattern making, draping, hand and machine sewing, washing, dying, millinery, craft building and repair, dressing, backstage track creation, shoe repair, wig maintenance, foam character maintenance.
Knowledge of cruise ship entertainment operations.
Understanding of theatrical wardrobe practices and principles.
Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external contacts.
Sound problem-solving skills.
Work well with different personalities and nationalities within the cast and crew.