Costume Shop Cutter / Sticher
Grand Rapids Ballet is seeking an experienced, efficient, and versatile Cutter/Stitcher. History of
working in professional costume shops, commercial garment manufacturing settings or
experience fabricating costumes for dance is preferred. The ideal candidate for this 20-25 hour
per week position will engage in all aspects of construction, alteration, and maintenance of
costumes for men and women. The candidate will demonstrate expertise in cutting, working with
patterns, hand and machine sewing techniques, constructing and trimming garments made of
various materials including stretch fabrics, and altering stock or rented costumes. The candidate
will also participate in restocking and organizing inventory and maintaining costumes during
rehearsals and performances.
Wage: $13 per hour with possible increase based on experience. This is a 38 week contract.
Please send a cover letter and updated resume to Ronald Altman, Costume Shop Manager at