Costume

Mandatory Requirements

  • CSA Green triangle patch safety boots
  • Resume
  • WHMIS
  • Worker Health & Safety Awareness

Recommended

  • CPR + Standard 1st Aid + AED
  • Driver’s license
  • E.T.C.P.
  • Elevated work platform (Lift)
  • Have you attended a post-secondary program or apprenticeship in your area of interest
  • Have you attended a workshop or seminar in your area of interest
  • Name of a professional employed in the entertainment industry who is willing to be your reference
  • Please name three members within the Costume department who endorse your application for permit status in the department
  • Proof of one year or 200 days of experience in theatre, film or television in the selected trade
  • Proof of two years or 400 days of work experience in the selected trade
  • Knowledge of alterations & garment construction
  • Knowledge of fabric content & garment care
  • Knowledge of period designs / styles
  • Pattern Making - more than 1 year experience
  • Sewing - more than 1 year experience
  • Training familiarity with the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Mandatory Kit

  • Assorted thread or thread braid
  • Cloth tape (black/white)
  • Colour sticks (Shmere, Shmutz)
  • Digital camera
  • Disposable gloves
  • Double sided toupee tape (topstick, superstick, stick-em)
  • Elastics
  • Emery board or nail file
  • Extra pair of socks and shoes
  • Folding set chair
  • Hat (sun, rain, winter)
  • Highlighter
  • Lint brush / lint roller / wisk brush
  • Manila tags
  • Multi-tool with pliers (Swiss Army/Gerber/Sog etc.)
  • Needles
  • Pencil and pen
  • Powders (Shmere, Ben-nye)
  • Safety pins (assorted sizes)
  • Sand paper or sanding block
  • Scissors
  • Seam ripper
  • Seasonal appropriate bad weather gear (rain/winter)
  • Shoe sponge
  • Small hair dyer
  • Small note pad
  • Small selection of notions (hook, eyes, buttons, velcro, elastic)
  • Small towel, rag, brushes, sponges
  • Small wet / dry towel (sham-wow)
  • Stage blood
  • Stain remover (tide stick)
  • Tape measure
  • Thick and fine point sharpie
  • Thimble
  • Water spray bottle
  • Wet Ones
  • Work gloves