Costume Design Intern

Costume Design Interns represent GCPA and its mission by helping achieve high production values in a positive and nurturing environment. Costume Design Interns are integral in creating and managing costume plots for musicals with large casts. This is an unpaid internship.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Attending production meetings
  • Working with Artistic Director to create a costume, hair, and make-up design in line with the mood, time period, and budget of the production
  • Assisting in researching, communicating, and coordinating with potential rental locations
  • Shopping for costumes and wigs whether online or in store
  • Maintaining an itemized budget of expenditures
  • Taking measurements and sizes of all cast members
  • Creating a master and individual costume plots
  • Managing costume and wigs through all stages of rehearsals, productions, and strike
  • Assisting backstage with hair and make-up as well as costume changes
  • Laundry, as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • A background in at least one performing arts discipline OR
  • A background in fashion or design
  • A strong work ethic and a high value on quality design
  • A driver’s license and personal transportation

Desired Skills:

  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Clear and professional communication, both written and oral
  • Leadership and easy rapport with students of all ages
  • Ability to multitask and maintain composure in high-intensity situations


*Additional shopping hours on own time 
Training and Production Meetings:  TBD
September 20th:  12pm-4pm
Fittings:  TBD
October 8th-November 22nd:  Wednesdays (4pm-9pm), Saturdays (8am-4pm)
November 23rd: 12pm-4pm
November 24th-25th:  4pm-9pm
December 1st-5th:  3pm-10pm
December 6th-7th:  12pm-10pm

How to Apply:

Please send resume and letter of interest to Stephanie Fox, Artistic Director at

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