Costume Designer: Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) seeks a creative, skilled and energetic Costume Designer for our 2017-2018 season. The Costume Designer is responsible for designing, fitting, altering, and along with backstage crew and wardrobe manager, maintaining all costumes for WBTT.

The Costume Designer is directly responsible for and oversees all costumes from design to completion. Costume Designer is expected to work in an orgaznized manner through their process of research, design sketches, costume building, final fittings and by tech week, providing a costume plot for stage crew to utilize during the production. All wardrobe decisions, questions and problems will be filtered through the Costume Designer. Costume Designer must attend production meetings, tech meetings, tech rehearsals and opening night. During fittings, the Costume Designer must ensure that the alterations are done efficiently and are of the quality required for each production. Costume Designer will assign the backstage crew and wardrobe manager for all laundry duties.

Interested parties should email a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to Travis Ray, Associate Managing Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Salary: Competitive

Duration: September 1, 2017 – May 26, 2018

2017-2018 Season:

In the Heights
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Run: October 11th-November 19, 2017

A Motown Christmas
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Run: November 29-December 23, 2017

The Mountaintop
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Run: January 10-February 18, 2018

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Run: February 28-April 8, 2018

Soul Man: A New Musical Revue
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Run: April 18-May 26, 2018 or May 27th?