Wardrobe Overhire

  • Full Time
  • Chicago
  • This position has been filled

Website Goodman Theatre

JOB TITLE:   Wardrobe Crew

REPORTS TO: Wardrobe Supervisor

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

DATES:   6/5/24 – 8/4/24 with possible extension through as late as 8/11/24

COMPENSATION RATE:  22.00 per hour
LOCATION: 170. N Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60601


The Goodman Theatre seeks an additional Wardrobe Crew person to join our team on our production of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.  The crew will work together with actors on all changes and will clean and maintain all costumes.

This is an hourly position for the duration listed above.  Housing and travel are not provided.


  • Prep and preset all costume pieces
  • Assist actors with all changes and costume handoffs
  • Launder and maintain all costumes
  • Through the tech process develop and document the entire run track


  • Working knowledge of backstage procedures and performance etiquette
  • Basic sewing skills
  • Wig and hair styling skills desirable
  • Be well organized and punctual
  • Work collaboratively as a team member and maintain a positive attitude in high pressure situations
  • Model behavior and values consistent with Goodman’s Community Agreements and furthering Goodman’s IDEAA (inclusion, diversity, equity, anti-racism and access) goals.


Chicago’s theater since 1925, Goodman Theatre is a not-for-profit arts and community organization in the heart of the Loop, distinguished by the excellence and scope of its artistic programming and community engagement. The theater’s artistic priorities include new play development (more than 150 world or American premieres), large scale musical theater works and reimagined classics.

We at Goodman Theatre believe that a diversity of people, ideas and cultures in our organization enriches both the art on stage and our civic engagement. In our workplace, we strive to reflect the communities we serve, and make space in which everyone is empowered to bring their full, authentic self to work. The Goodman values equity, diversity and inclusion and is committed to approaching our work through the practice of anti-racism. Learn more at GoodmanTheatre.org/Accountability


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. 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.

The Goodman is an inclusive and accessible employer. Successful candidates will have experience working with diverse groups of people and will demonstrate a deep commitment to advancing equity and inclusion at the Goodman Theatre.


Qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter and your resume to overhires@goodmantheatre.org with the subject “Wardrobe: Midnight”.

Instructions to Apply:

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter and your resume to overhires@goodmantheatre.org with the subject “Wardrobe: Midnight”.

Pay Rate/Range*: $22 per hour