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Job Description:

  • 1) Selects and fits costumes for cast members according to style of historical period and characters to be portrayed: Analyzes script or reviews analysis of SUPERVISOR, COSTUMING to determine locale of story and number of costumes required for each character.

  • 2) Studies books, pictures, and examples of costumes to determine styles worn during specified period in history.

  • 3) Inventories stock to determine types and condition of costuming available and selects costumes based on script analysis and studies.

  • 4) Examines costume on cast member and sketches or writes notes designating alterations.

  • 5) Makes minor alterations and repairs to costume by hand, or using sewing machine.

  • 6) Sends costume to tailor for major alterations or repairs.

  • 7) May design and construct unusual costumes, applying creative ingenuity.

  • 8) May press and spot-clean costumes, using electric iron and cleaning fluid.

  • 9) May purchase or rent costumes and other wardrobe accessories.




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DOT:   346.261-010

Job Number: 2428