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Costume Technician / Seamstress – Cirque Du Soleil LUZIA – Adelaide VIPeople Goodwood SA

  • May 23, 2024
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  • $34.41 an hour

Job type

  • Casual

Shift and schedule

  • Weekend availability
  • Afternoon shift
  • Morning shift


Goodwood SA

Full job description

VIPeople are the industry leading supplier of professional and friendly Casual Event Staff to a wide variety of sporting and entertainment venues throughout Australia and we are thrilled to be hiring staff to work at Cirque Du Soleil.

The Show runs from June 9th 2024 – July 7th 2024

Pre- event shifts begin 27th May to June 9th 2024

Shifts range from 9am – 6pm

To be considered for this opportunity you MUST be available to work regularly over the duration of the shows and during Pre- show set up ( if required) .

This includes evenings and weekend shifts.

Working Hours: 35 – 40 Hours, 5 days per week (Subject to change according to the show schedule)

Primary responsibilities include

  • Daily ironing and steaming of costumes;
  • Dispatching costumes in artists’ dressing rooms;
  • Working on sewing or crafts projects;
  • Maintaining integrity and safety of all costumes and costume accessories (this includes emergency repairs, alteration work and mending work);
  • Daily washing of costumes (this includes hand wash and machine wash);
  • Daily inspecting of all costumes for holes, tears or stains;
  • Maintaining a clean and secure work environment (this includes weekly clean-up of all wardrobe spaces);
  • Helping with the set-up and tear-down of the wardrobe department, dressing rooms, laundry room and stock room;
  • Carrying out all other wardrobe projects and tasks assigned by HOW;

The ideal candidate will

  • A minimum of three years of experience as a professional seamstress with experience in costume repairs on large-scale stage productions;
  • Ability to use domestic as well as industrial sewing machines and ability to hand stitch;
  • Technical skills in the areas of costume building, painting, shoe repair, millinery, makeup and hairstyling or other related theatrical crafts are an asset;
  • Basic command of English essential and ability to read English essential;
  • Ability to communicate directly with artists daily in a calm and professional manner;
  • Being able to organize one’s own work-load with little supervision;
  • Good health and good eye-sight necessary;
  • Being comfortable working in a standing position for long periods of time;
  • Ability to lift and carry weights up to 15kg;
  • Ability to sew on a variety of fabrics, including stretch, neoprene, and woven;
  • Being committed to the whole city run;
  • Ability to kneel frequently;
  • Ability to climb up and down stairs with heavy laundry baskets

Interviews will be held in person – (Dates TBC)

Please note only successfully shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Job Type: Casual

Pay: $34.41 per hour

Expected hours: 35 – 40 per week


  • Afternoon shift
  • Evening shift
  • Morning shift
  • Shift work

Application Question(s):

  • Do you currently have a valid Police check ? if not are are willing obtain one if successfully selected for the role following an interview?
  • Do you have experience in a role as a wardrobe technician or a similar/ closely related role? and if Yes how many years?
  • Do you currently have a valid Victorian White Card ? if NO are you willing obtain one if successfully selected for the role following an interview?

Work Authorisation:

  • Australia (Required)

Work Location: In person

Expected Start Date: 27/05/2024








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