Wed-Thu: 11AM-5PM | Fri-Sat: by advance appointment
Wed-Thu: 11AM-5PM | Fri-Sat: by advance appointment
Chicago Artists Coalition helps people connect with opportunities including calls for artists, jobs, grants, and art advising


Theater ,
submitted by
Ashley Laverty

Costume Designer for Toddler Hiking Club: An Imaginative Nature Walk

Kerfuffle is seeking a costume designer for Toddler Hiking Club: An Imaginative Nature Walk, a promenade, interactive dramatic experience for very young children and their caregivers that takes place in and around nature play spaces and on short walking trails in the Chicago parks. As the audience follows the Trail Guide on the walk, the ensemble will share performances, poems, music, and other artistic moments along the way.

Production CalendarAuditions: May 4- 5 at The Edge TheaterDesign meetings: 3-4 virtual meetings between June-AugustRehearsals: Tentatively August 4 - August 29 on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings, and Sundays during the day.Dress Rehearsals: Saturday, August 31; September 1, 4, 5Performances: Six daytime performances on Saturdays and Sundays between September 7 - 29 at three parks around the city of Chicago.

PayStipend of $500 ($150 upon hiring, $350 after closing)

Instructions to Apply:Any interested applicants should submit a resume and portfolio to Managing Director Jeff Sachs at

About Kerfuffle:Kerfuffle is an award-winning midwestern theatre and dance company devoted to creating aesthetically and emotionally engaging performances for children ages 0-6 years old. Founded in 2015, Kerfuffle centers young children as major creative partners in the development of new work and shares playful, multi-sensory performances in museums, libraries, parks, and other nontraditional spaces. Children’s imagination is at the center of Kerfuffle’s process. In order to understand what engages, delights, and surprises children, Kerfuffle’s plays are developed through creative drama workshops where young people create stories, characters, and worlds in collaboration with adult artists. Kerfuffle is a registered 501(c)3 organization and is the 2020 recipient of the Zeta Phi Eta-Winifred Ward Outstanding New Children's Theatre Company Award through the American Alliance for Theatre and Education. Visit for more information.

Contact Info:
Jeff Sachs
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Compensation: $500
Location: Chicago