October 6, 2022

Costumer Needed for Simsbury Light Opera Company

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Simsbury Light Opera Company (SLOCO) seeks a costumer for our spring 2023 productions of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury and The Sorcerer. Theatrical costuming experienced is required, experience with historical period shows and knowledge of turn-of-the-century historical costuming is most desirable. Strong sewing skills are a must. Stipend is available.

Required tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with our artistic director while developing costume designs to maintain the director’s vision for the shows.
  • Conducting costume fittings. Constructing, procuring, and/or altering costume pieces and accessories. SLOCO owns many costumes. Some wardrobe items in our collection may be suitable for these upcoming shows, but alterations or repairs may be needed.
  • Assisting with costume changes during dress rehearsals and performances.
  • Ensuring that rented costumes are cleaned and returned, and all SLOCO owned costumes are cleaned and properly stored at SLOCO’s facility.
  • Assisting when needed with costuming for SLOCO publicity opportunities.

Please respond by calling 860-208-9783 or by emailing

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Simsbury Light Opera Company is one of the oldest continuously performing companies in the country.  We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit volunteer community theater organization. 

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