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Sunset Playhouse Seeks Dressers for MARY POPPINS

Sunset Playhouse Seeks Dressers for MARY POPPINS

Mary Poppins | Dresser

Position
Dresser for Sunset Playhouse production of Mary Poppins

Description
Sunset Playhouse seeks two dressers for their upcoming production of Mary Poppins ¬— one female dresser to work exclusively with the actor playing Mary Poppins and one additional dresser, either male or female, to work with the rest of the cast as needed. Dressers play a vital role in the production process and performances by being responsible for the placement of costumes, helping actors with quick costume changes, organizing costumes, and more.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Work under the guidance and direction of the Stage Manager, Assistant Stage Managers, and Costume Designer to assistant them with any various costume duties they may need assistance with
• Must be available for all tech rehearsals, performances, and other designated rehearsals (see next page for specific dates and times)
• Work with assigned actors to execute all costume changes and other assigned production duties during performances and rehearsals 
• Utilize strong attention to detail and consistency when becoming familiar with the show and the execution and timing of costume changes
• Think critically and creatively to solve problems in the moment
• Maintain organization and follow along and contribute to the Costume Plot, which outlines where and when all costume changes take place
• Keep costumes organized and in good condition
• Maintain safety standards when working with actors who fly in the production
• Maintain a calm and focused presence while working with actors to execute quick costume changes
• Possess a positive attitude and be willing to work as a team

Qualifications
• Experience in theatre, stage crew, costumes, production, etc. a plus
• Basic sewing and costume repair skills a plus

Interested in working on stage crew for Mary Poppins at Sunset Playhouse?
Contact the Stage Manager, Brenda Nemec, at brenbasil@aol.com
Please Note: This is a volunteer position.


Time Commitment 
Must be available for all tech rehearsals, performances, and other designated rehearsals

Rehearsals:
Monday, October 1, 6-9pm
Tuesday, October 2, 6-9pm
Thursday, October 4, 6-9pm
Friday, October 5, 6-9pm

Flight Training:
Tentative Dates: October 4 & 5, time TBD

Tech Rehearsals:
Saturday, October 6, 6-10pm
Sunday, October 7, 1-4pm & 5-10pm
Mon, October 8, 6:30-10pm
Tuesday, October 9, 6:30-10pm
Wednesday, October 10, 6:30-10pm

Performance Dates:
Thursday, October 11, 7:30pm
Friday, October 12, 7:30pm
Saturday, October 13, 7:30pm
Sunday, October 14, 2:00pm
Wednesday, October 17, 7:30pm
Thursday, October 18, 7:30pm
Friday, October 19, 7:30pm
Saturday, October 20, 7:30pm
Sunday, October 21, 2:00pm
Thursday, October 25, 7:30pm
Friday, October 26, 7:30pm
Saturday, October 27, 3:00pm
Saturday, October 27, 7:30pm
Sunday, October 28, 2:00pm
Thursday, November 1, 7:30pm
Friday, November 2, 7:30pm
Saturday, November 3, 7:30pm
Sunday, November 4, 7:30pm

Sunset Playhouse
700 Wall Street
Elm Grove, WI 53122
Drumlin Ridge
Ascension Living
San Camillo
Hotel Red