TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:  Seasonal, Hourly

SCHEDULE: Full/Part Time (Flexible), 5/13/2024—8/20/2024


SALARY: $16.00 – $17.60 per hour

REPORTS TO: Costume Director, Assistant Costume Shop Supervisor


Broadway Sacramento is committed to the presentation of quality theatrical productions to enrich the cultural life of the greater Sacramento region, the state of California, the United States and the international community. The goals of the organization are to preserve and expand the American musical theatre as an art form by educating new audiences and nurturing aspiring artists.


Assist in the implementation of the costume design under the supervision of the Cutter/Draper, First Hands, and Costume Director and in collaboration with the Costume Designer.


  • Costume Director
  • First Hands
  • Cutter/Drapers
  • Costume Design Team


  • Sew, either by machine or hand, the costumes as assigned.
  • Manage time effectively on each sewing project.
  • Maintain personal work area, including sewing machinery as necessary to keep work moving effectively.
  • Communicate with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions.
  • Participate in the upkeep and cleanliness of the fitting rooms, workrooms, stock, break areas, and kitchen.
  • Manage personnel safety and uphold workroom safety protocols.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Costume Director or Assistant Costume Shop Supervisor.


  • Demonstrated experience in a variety of hand sewing and machine sewing techniques.
  • Ability to skillfully operate a variety of sewing machines including but not limited to single needle industrial, industrial zig-zag, overlock, merrow or serger/overlocker, domestic straight and zig-zag machines.
  • Ability to operate industrial steam iron.
  • Possess a strong attention to detail. 
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, efficiency, multi-tasking, and ability to prioritize and self-motivate.
  • Ability to take direction and see a task out to completion.
  • The ability to work both independently and as a positive team member.
  • Excellent communication skills and collaborative attitude. 
  • Remain calm under stress; deescalate when appropriate. 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities and timelines.
  • Ability to work long shifts and overtime hours while maintaining a positive and collaborative attitude.
  • Demonstrate behavior showing a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Perform work in a manner that is consistent with that commitment.
  • Interrupt behaviors that hinder diversity and inclusion efforts.


  • Ability to maintain a stationary position for long periods of time.
  • Regularly required to stand, sit, talk, see, and hear.
  • Ability to hear verbal notes and write them down on paper.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. 


Broadway Sacramento is Northern California’s premiere producer and presenter of musical theatre, and the largest nonprofit musical theatre in California. Since the inception of Broadway At Music Circus in 1951 under an open-air, circus-style big top, Broadway Sacramento has grown to become the most successful nonprofit performing arts organization in Northern California. Between Broadway At Music Circus and Broadway On Tour, Broadway Sacramento entertains over 250,000 patrons every year.

Broadway Sacramento is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive, and accessible environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer.