Cirque du Soleil Wardrobe Assistant – Varekai (12 months) Temporary in Montréal, QC

Cirque du Soleil

Branch Montréal QC CA

Wardrobe Assistant – Varekai (12 months)
Montréal, QC

Make emergency repairs during performances; Make repairs and adjustments to costumes, hats, masks, shoes; Temporary position (12 months)….

Temporary position (12 months)
Expected start date: September 2016
(Subject to change)

Reporting to the Technical Director and working under the supervision of the Head of Wardrobe, you will be required to:

  • Maintain wigs, hats, shoes and other costume items.


  • Make repairs and adjustments to costumes, hats, masks, shoes;
  • Maintain wigs (washing and styling);
  • Help shine shoes;
  • Carry out fittings;
  • Assist artists with hairstyling and makeup;
  • Serve as a backstage dresser during shows, according to the schedule;
  • Make emergency repairs during performances;
  • Assist with audio and visual recordings required by the Producer;
  • Help dress artists during performances;
  • Participate in load-in and load-out.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Costume Confection diploma with five years’ relevant experience on large-scale productions;
  • Experience as a seamstress or tailor;
  • Flexibility and good teamwork skills;
  • Initiative and ability to work without supervision;
  • Ability to deal with artists face-to-face;
  • Ability to work well under pressure;
  • Ability to work on variable shift (days and evenings);
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications in a Windows environment;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is essential, fluency in French or any language is an asset;
  • Available to tour internationally full time and to work in foreign countries.

Job : Costumes and Props
Primary Location : Touring Shows –
Job Posting : Sep 15, 2016, 2:22:56 PM
Unposting Date : Sep 29, 2016, 10:59:00 PM

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-20
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