4th Line Theatre
Millbrook, ON

Assistant to the Costume Designer


4th Line Theatre, an outdoor theatre company located in Millbrook, Ont., is currently looking for an Assistant to the Costume Designer for the 2024 summer season.

Start date: May 27, 2024

End date: August 1, 2024 (10 weeks)

Remuneration: $630/week - averaging agreement with guaranteed minimum wage of $18/hour


Skill Requirements:

  • Must have strong sewing/building skills
  • Must have strong drafting and pattern making skills
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • The successful candidate will be creative, curious and passionate about theatre and historical costuming and have the ability to work in a team environment
  • Must be an emerging professional currently in, or a recent graduate of, a technical theatre program or university equivalent
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for the length of the contract is required (due to the rural location)
  • Must enjoy working outdoors


Responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Working with the Costume Designer to design, create and purchase costumes and accessories for the production
  • Liaising with the director and Costume Designer about creative concepts, establishing the look and feel of the production and its characters, deciding what each character wishes to convey through his/her clothing (time period, setting, status/social class, age, geographic region, etc.)
  • Arranging costume fittings, taking actors' measurements for garments and accessories, such as wigs, shoes and hats
  • Managing communications with the costume team, production and creative teams
  • Shopping at fabric, craft, charity, and clothes shops
  • Petty cash responsibilities


Employer Information:

4th Line Theatre is an award-winning outdoor theatre company that presents regionally-based, environmentally staged, historical dramas. Our performance venue is located on the Winslow farm, just outside of Millbrook, Ontario. To find out more about 4th Line Theatre and the upcoming summer season, please visit our website:

4th Line Theatre can arrange temporary housing options for the length of the contract for out-of-town applicants.

Please send a resume and cover letter to*:

Lindy Finlan

General Manager

*Interviews and hiring will take place on an ongoing basis until all positions are filled. Please note the position title(s) you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

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Additional Details

Category: Performing Arts
4th Line Theatre
4 Tupper Street, Po Box 403
Millbrook, ON, CA
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Posted: Jan 16, 2024
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Contract
Experience: Entry Level
Compensation: $630/week
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