Stage Asst

Rochester, NY


General Purpose:

Under the direction of faculty and supervisory staff, stage assistants will prepare costumes for special projects and performances, arrange wig and makeup design for productions. This includes working in the costume shop and may include cutting, draping and building of costumes and the application and preparation of make-up and wigs for EOT productions and special projects.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and creation of make-up, wigs and costuming for Eastman productions.

  • Assembling and arranging equipment, props related to costuming on stage for each production prior to and during the performance.

  • Clean up and tear-down and proper storage of props and costumes, wigs, etc. at completion of production.


One year related experience. Knowledge and/or familiarity with all stage equipment. Awareness of safety at all times. Good communication and concentration skills. Ability to read and write English, and to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to lift items up to and including 25 pounds.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 15.00 - $ 35.00 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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