Call for Submissions from Winnipeg-based Theatre professionals for Rainbow Stage’s 2016 Season

Rainbow Stage is inviting applications from Theatre Professionals for the following position:

Wardrobe Coordinator

Anticipated Dates: May 24, 2016 – June 23, 2016
For the Production of:

Ring of Fire –The Music of Johnny Cash

*The individual should have a minimum of 1 year professional experience in the area of wardrobe*
*This is not a Union position. As such, we are accepting resumes from union and non-union individuals*

Submissions must be emailed by February 8th, 2016


The Wardrobe Coordinator position involves the following:

  • Read production script, create notes and work with Costume Designer and design.
  • Source and obtain rehearsal wardrobe including footwear as needed.
  • Coordinate and facilitate wardrobe fittings for cast as scheduled by Stage Management.
  • Coordinate and source and obtain Wardrobe as specified by the Designer.
  • Execute any wardrobe modifications and alterations.
  • Source and purchase accessories, footwear and hosiery as needed.
  • Manage and reconcile wardrobe and petty cash budgets for accounting purposes.
  • Report directly to the Production Manager.
  • Cooperate with Head of Wardrobe.
  • Attend production meetings.
  • Address all wardrobe notes provided to you from published rehearsal notes.
  • Oversee the completion of all wardrobe elements including fittings and alterations according to the design concept by the scheduled Dress Rehearsal for production photos.



  • Possess a strong knowledge of the fundamentals of professional theatre.
  • Possess strong knowledge and experience in all areas of wardrobe.
  • Knowledge and experience in machine and hand sewing techniques.
  • Knowledge of domestic and industrial sewing machines.
  • Experience with footwear (stretching, coloring, and breakdown).
  • Must have strong time management, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Must posses a valid driver’s licence.
  • Access to a vehicle is a requirement.


Submit applications by email ONLY to:
Subject: Wardrobe Coordinator
Submissions must be emailed by February 8th, 2016

*All applicants are thanked in advance for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted*

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