Wardrobe Assistant

Submitted by Looking on Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:04pm

Lookingglass Theatre Company, a nationally recognized ensemble theatre company located in Chicago Illinois, seeks enthusiastic team players to serve as wardrobe assistants for the 2018-2019 season.


Ideal Candidate will possess the following qualifications:

-Outstanding attention to detail

-Ability to Excel in fast-paced, quickly changing environment

-Excellent communication skills

-Ability to lift 30 pounds

-Is comfortable quickly climbing multiple sets of stairs

-Exposure to special FX items such as blood, prosthetics and specialty makeup

- Experience styling human hair, as well as human hair wigs and synthetic wigs


Dates as follows:

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Monday October 29, 2018- January 13, 2019


Act(s) of God

Monday February 04, 2019- -April 7, 2019



Monday April 29, 2019 - August 18, 2019


This position is hired per show.  Please indicate your availability/interest in entire season or specific shows in your cover letter. This position is paid $13/hour with a guaranteed weekly minimum of $520 during run of show. Guaranteed minimum of $715 for designated tech week. OT is paid at time and a half.



Skills & Qualifications: 

Minimum Required Experience:

            -1 year of wardrobe experience at collegiate level or higher

            -Intermediate Hand Sewing experience

            -Intermediate Machine sewing experience

To Apply: 

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Nina Escobedo at nescobedo@lookingglasstheatre.org.  Please include WARDROBE ASSISTANT in the subject line. Applications will be accepted through July 9th, 2018. No phone calls please.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Nina Escobedo
Contact Phone Number: 
No phone calls, please.