Wardrobe Supervisor


TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Seasonal, Hourly

SCHEDULEFull Time, start/end dates vary by production 


SALARY: $22.00 per hour

REPORTS TO: 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 all wardrobe related needs and activities during rehearsals and performance.


  • Costume Director
  • Costume Designers and Assistants
  • Wardrobe Team
  • Cast Members
  • Hair, Wig, and Makeup Team
  • Sound Team
  • Stage Management Team


  • Create running lists and costume tracking for each assigned production.
  • Assign specific duties to all wardrobe crew members.
  • Communicate and coordinate with Stage Management any show related needs including but not limited to entrance and exit plots, costume presets, and run of show needs.
  • Identify and facilitate quick changes as needed. Coordinate the needs of any given quick change in rehearsal and performance.
  • Create and execute a proper cleaning schedule for all garments.
  • Attend run-throughs, rehearsals, performances, dress rehearsals, and quick-change rehearsals.
  • Organize, track, and facilitate the use of actor shoes and costume pieces in rehearsal in collaboration with the Wardrobe Assistant, Design Team, and Costume Shop Staff.
  • Collaborate with the Costume Director, and/or Assistant Costume Shop Supervisor, and Rental Coordinator to organize show strikes.


  • Previous professional experience in a theatrical wardrobe department required.
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of theatrical production, including but not limited to costume construction, modification, and repairs.
  • Basic understanding of hair, wigs, and makeup.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive.
  • Demonstrated experience in personnel workflow and time management.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and procedures and creating documentation.
  • Ability to give clear directions, encourage questions, and answer them with patience and clarity when working with staff, interns and/or volunteers.
  • Supervise, focus, and direct Wardrobe Interns.
  • Ability to set a standard of excellence and inspire a sense of group responsibility among team members.
  • Exhibited self-reliance, creative problem-solving skills, and willingness to seek out all possible solutions to challenges.
  • Ability to take notes from the artistic team and implement necessary changes.
  • Remain calm under stress; deescalate when appropriate.
  • Have the interpersonal awareness to read a situation and the needs of those involved.
  • Resolve conflict calmly and succinctly.
  • Working knowledge of safety standards and implementation. 
  • 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 extended periods.
  • Regularly required to stand, sit, talk, see, and hear.
  • Ability to hear verbal notes and write them down on paper.
  • Frequently required to use repetitive hand motions and to reach and bend.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. to the height of 3 to 4 feet. 
  • Ability to work and move in dimly lit areas.

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.