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Assistant Costume Designer

The last stop on your way toward becoming a professional stage costume designer is to apprentice under a senior designer as an assistant. You are charged with keeping the logistics and creative chaos under control while the department churns out garments for a cast of two … or 200. 

Technical Director

A live production’s technical staff can number dozens or hundreds; to ensure that the lighting designer is not calling focus the same day the deck is being painted, a technical director is in place to coordinate between departments. This person is an artist, a craftsperson, and technician; without a technical director, the production process is more chaos theory than the realization of organic creation.

Props Technician

An individual in the props department is part artist and part technician; this job requires the creative talent of a painter and the mechanical know-how of a carpenter. The props tech is a treasure-hunter and master craftsman who applies considerable skills to the visual interest of a play, film, or television show. 

Cirque du Soleil

The small group of street performers including Guy Laliberté, Daniel Gauthier, and Gilles Ste-Croix that began in Quebec almost 30 years ago has grown to employ more than 3,000 people from more than 40 countries. Now one of the largest touring companies in the world, Cirque du Soleil has produced more than two dozen shows and continues to expand its quirky and distinctive brand.

Blue Man Group

Chris Wink, Matt Goldman, and Phil Stanton became the Blue Man Group in 1987. The first permanent production opened at Astor Place in New York City, and later expanded to Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, Orlando, Berlin, Zurich, and Tokyo.