Careers at The Shaw - Shaw Festival Theatre

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Careers at
The Shaw
Head of Wardrobe

The Shaw Festival has an immediate opening for a Head of Wardrobe. This is a full time management position reporting to the Production Director.

Managing a staff of approximately 40 people and the construction of 10-12 productions in repertory per season the position requires excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, detailed knowledge of wardrobe construction and costume history. The incumbent is responsible for the timely and cost effective production of all wardrobe related items.

In addition to repertory experience, applicants should have 5+ years professional work experience in a Wardrobe Department at a management level. Knowledge of Health and Safety compliance and the ability to promote a positive team environment in the workplace is essential.

If you meet the above requirements and are excited about joining the Shaw Festival, please submit your cover letter and resume prior to December 9, 2016 to:

The Shaw Festival Theatre Canada
10 Queen’s Parade
Niagara-on-the-Lake, On L0S 1J0
Email: dlg@shawfest.com
Attn: Director Human Resources

We thank all candidates in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in the Shaw Festival.

As one of the world’s leading theatre companies, The Shaw is dedicated to increasing diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs, and in all of our hiring for staff, artists, and recruiting of board members. The Shaw is committed to a future when our theatres are inclusive of all peoples, fully reflective of our diverse communities.

As such, the Shaw Festival is an equal opportunity employer committed to a barrier free recruitment and selection process.

In accordance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process. We will be happy to assist.

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