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Staff Stitcher

REPORTS TO: Costume Shop Manager

The Goodman Theatre is searching for a Staff Stitcher to join our costume shop. Responsibilities include building and altering costumes under the supervision of the draper and first hand for the Goodman’s eight (8) show season which includes our annual production of A Christmas Carol, the New Stages Festival, and additional special events. The Stitcher, along with the rest of the costume shop team, will also participate in the maintenance of shop spaces and supplies.

This position is full-time, pays a minimum of $17.00 per hour, and includes benefits. It can also require some evening and weekend hours on an as needed basis.

By dedicating itself to three guiding principles—quality, diversity and community— the Goodman Theatre seeks to be the premier cultural organization in Chicago, providing productions and programs that make an essential contribution to the quality of life in our city.

Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.


  • 2-3 years professional costume shop experience is desirable
  • Strong skills at both hand and machine stitching
  • Able to prioritize tasks and be very detail oriented
  • Work collaboratively as a team member and maintain a positive attitude

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, on-line portfolio or pdf of select work and 3 references to: or 170 N. Dearborn St. Chicago IL 60601.

Please indicate in the cover letter how you heard about this position. No calls please.

Contact Info:
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago