The Metropolitan Opera is looking to fill the position of Head of Wardrobe.
For more information please see the job description below or got to the Met’s website at Metropolitan Opera | Head of Wardrobe (metopera.org).
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If you are interested in this position please email your resume to [email protected] with the subject Head of Wardrobe.
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Position Title: Head of Wardrobe Department
The Metropolitan Opera (the “Met”), located in Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, is one of New York’s premier cultural institutions. The Met’s foremost goal is to present the highest quality performance of the opera repertory featuring the world’s most talented artists, conductors, stage directors and designers. The Met is committed to presenting works from the broadest range of the operatic repertory; and each season it stages more than 200 performances of opera. With groundbreaking technology like Met titles, live national and international broadcasts and simulcasts, educational programs for students and aspiring singers and free concert performances, the Met endeavors to expand and educate the audience for opera by championing the accessibility of the art form and fostering its growth. The Met seeks an experienced Head of Wardrobe who will be directly responsible for managing the care and maintenance of the opera’s costume inventory, as well as managing the dresser crews who assist the singers and performers in and out of costumes for both rehearsals and performances. This position reports to the Costume, Wardrobe, and Wig and Makeup Director.
Supervise Wardrobe logistics for a 115+ opera repertoire including local, domestic, and international shipping coordination.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Successful candidates will have:
Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]. Please include “Head of Wardrobe” in the subject line of your email.
Internal candidates should please contact the Human Resources department directly to apply.
The Metropolitan Opera believes that diversity is critical to our success and growth as a leading performing arts institution and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.The Metropolitan Opera is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and existing employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship status, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.