“Poly’s mission is to prepare and inspire the next diverse generation of leaders and global citizens to act with intelligence, imagination, and—above all—character.”
Poly Prep seeks applicants for Costume Designer/Wardrobe Supervisor for the 2019-2020 school year. We seek a professional designer to create and oversee costumes for our five theatrical productions. An ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred), hold a valid driver’s license, and have experience designing and building costumes for plays and musicals, managing a budget. Someone who enjoys working with students and whose competence, integrity, and collegiality will enrich our school and Performing Arts Department.
Additionally, we seek a candidate who aspires to uphold our departmental mission statement: “The Performing Arts program at Poly Prep enables all students to explore the creative process through collaboration, developing confidence and empathy as they express themselves in the performance of dance, debate, drama and music, thus enriching their social, emotional, and intellectual growth.”
Design and construct costumes for five productions during the academic school year:
Two Upper School plays
One Middle School play
One Upper School musical
One Middle School musical
Supervise wardrobe and assist students during dress rehearsals and performances
Maintain costume shop and costume collection
Collaborate with professional colleagues in design and direction
Oversee student costume crews and parent volunteers
Contribute positively to students’ educational theater experience.
Poly Prep is a community dedicated to providing a diverse, just, and equitable education for all of our students. We seek an individual who is committed to promoting these values, and whose personal integrity and collegiality will enrich a high-achieving department.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and current resume detailing their interest in the position and specific evidence of their qualifications to: Daniel Doughty, Chair of Performing Arts Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Poly Prep Country Day School
Brooklyn, New York
Nursery through Grade 12 Co-Ed Independent School. Founded in 1854