Costume Assistant (Part-Time)

The Highwood Theatre Inc. - Silver Spring, MD

The Highwood Theatre is a non-profit organization dedicated to building community through innovative, inclusive theatre and arts programs at our home in downtown Silver Spring and in schools throughout the DC metropolitan area.

The Highwood Theatre produces 13-14 professional and student mainstage productions annually, along with weekly improv comedy nights and other studio events, in addition to student classes, private lessons, summer camps, and extensive work in over 40 schools. Entering its 16th season, Highwood’s physical plant includes two black box theatres, rehearsal spaces, technical theatre spaces, and offices in downtown Silver Spring.

The Costume Assistant reports to the Technical Coordinator, who oversees all technical theatre programming on-site and in schools.

Basic Responsibilities:



At a minimum, must be available two weekday evenings each week (either Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 6 - 9 PM) and Saturday afternoons (1 - 5:00 PM).  Additional availability between the hours of 2:30 and 6:30 and/or 6:00 - 9:00 PM is desirable.  Additional work around performances may be required (dates can be provided in advance). Compensation amounts vary by program; some are hourly, some are stipend. Reliable transportation required. Work will be located in downtown Silver Spring, MD and/or other off-site locations in Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, DC, and/or Fairfax County.