Costume Technicians/Wardrobe Assistants

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Bees & Butterflies Performing Arts Inc.
14 West 45th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 6 Part-time, Unpaid

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Bees and Butterflies Performing Arts, Inc. is currently seeking interns for our costume/wardrobe departments. We are looking for both Costume Technicians to assist with construction, as well as Wardrobe Crew to assist with inventory, hair and makeup, and run crew for our production coming up in June.Internships are available all year around as well. Please send an email to with either "Costume Intern" or "Wardrobe Intern" in the subject line, and include resume or list of relevant experience.


Both internships will include:
Assisting with keeping cast and their belongings organized during productions
Assisting with taking actor measurements and costume fittings
Working in costume stock / update inventory and pull items needed for productions
Costume upkeep during productions - laundry, steaming/ironing
Wardrobe crew for productions - makeup and hair/wigs, dressing/quick changes if applicable
Assist with inventory and restocking/strike after each production
Upkeep of wigs, shoes, jewelry, and other accessories during pre-production, production, and post production
Ensure costumes are packed/stored away or returned to their respective sources post-production
Knowledge about the quality of different fabrics and how to handle them


Basic hand and machine stitching - including buttons, snaps, hook+eyes, zippers
Working from a pattern - cutting pieces, basic construction
Basic alterations - hems, darts

Some wardrobe/backstage crew experience
Hair and makeup experience a plus, but not required
Ability to perform quick fixes is helpfu l(e.g. sewing a loose button, removing make up stain from costume)

Qualifications for Costume/Wardrobe:
Maintain a positive attitude at all times
Capacity to work well under pressure
Great attention to detail and high organization skills in a fast paced environment
Multi-tasker who can move quickly and efficiently
A strong desire to pursue your craft
A passion for performing arts! :)

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