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Job Title:                    Director of Development

Location:                     Phoenix Arizona

Department:               Development

Reports To:                President and General Director

FLSA Status:              Not Eligible for OT (Exempt)

Classification:             Full time


Arizona Opera seeks applicants for the Wardrobe Supervisor position for the 2016/17 season.  Applicants must have a solid knowledge of costume construction and garment alterations techniques, including: stitching, closure applications, alterations, garment reconstruction, first handing and basic craft work; dying experience is a plus. Applicants must have experience with industrial machines. 

Arizona Opera seeks applicants for the Workroom Assistant/First Hand position for the 2016/17 season. Applicants must be skilled in costume construction and garment alterations, including: cutting, stitching, simple draping & pattern making, fitting, alteration prepping and garment reconstruction.  Applicants must have experience with industrial machines. 

Arizona Opera is seeking candidates for the Dr. Paul Symchych Apprentice Program.  Costume apprentices will assist in preparation of all costumes under the supervision of the Costume Shop Manager; develop necessary paperwork that is generated by Costume Shop and Wardrobe Supervisor; and assist in other areas of costume production as well.  Experience in sewing is mandatory and is a primary duty of the apprentice.  Experience with pattern making/draping is a plus. 

Supernumerary roles are brief, non-singing roles which feature prominently in fully staged operatic performances that Arizona Opera presents at Phoenix Symphony Hall and the Tucson Convention Center. Supernumeraries this season will share the stage with world-class international classical artists and will be fully costumed and made up for their stage appearances portraying priests, nuns, henchmen, ghosts, royalty, swordsmen, townspeople, and women of the night.

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