Wardrobe Daywork/Stitcher


TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Seasonal, Hourly

SCHEDULE: Full Time, 6/3/2024 – 9/2/2024


SALARY: $16.00 – $17.60 per hour

REPORTS TO: Wardrobe Supervisor, Costume Director


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.


Supervise and participate in day work with the wardrobe team and make all repairs necessary to prepare costumes for all dress rehearsals and performances.


  • Wardrobe Supervisor
  • Costume Director
  • Wardrobe Assistants
  • Wardrobe Interns


  • Supervise, delegate, and perform costume day work, including but not limited to washing, drying, ironing, steaming, sorting, and distributing show costumes.
  • Train interns on proper techniques of costume day work as needed.
  • Make repairs to costumes including garments, accessories, and shoes based on repair notes compiled by the Wardrobe Supervisor.
  • Ensure the show in performance is the first priority with regard to washing machine and dryer availability.
  • Delegate and supervise laundering and repair work when necessary to day work team based on the ability of the team members.
  • For complex repairs, consult with the Costume Director to find the best solution.
  • Report all costuming issues and concerns to the Wardrobe Supervisor.
  • Assist with the load-in and load-out of costumes for dress rehearsals and strike.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Costume Director.


  • Previous collegiate or professional theatrical experience in costuming or wardrobe preferred.
  • Competence in hand sewing and use of sewing machine and a basic understanding of garment construction.
  • Basic understanding of how to launder and maintain different types of garments and fabrics.
  • Ability to operate and effectively use a garment steamer, iron, washing machine, and dryer.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive.
  • Neat and legible handwriting. 
  • Possess a strong attention to detail. 
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, efficiency, multi-tasking, and ability to prioritize and self-motivate.
  • Exhibited self-reliance and willingness to seek out all possible solutions.
  • Ability to plan ahead and anticipate potential setbacks.
  • Manage time in an efficient manner.
  • 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 remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.
  • Ability to stand for 8-10 hours per day.
  • Regularly required to stand, sit, talk, see, and hear.
  • Frequently required to use repetitive hand motions and to reach and bend.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. to the height of 3 to 4 feet. 

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.