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Work at QCT!

At Quincy Community Theatre, our mission is to offer and perpetuate quality theatre entertainment and education in the performing arts through “community” participation. It is therefore our aim to employ qualified theatrical professionals with a love of the arts and a passion for sharing that love with others. Currently, QCT is looking for a(n):

Costume Designer

Quincy Community Theatre is accepting resumes for the Costume Designer/Costume Shop Manager.

The responsibilities include the following:

  1. Design and acquire (build, pull from current stock, borrow, rent or purchase) all costumes (including accessories) for five main stage adult productions, four student theatre productions, and a musical theatre workshop every year. QCT has a large costume stock and has business partnerships with costume companies.
  2. Assist with fittings, oversee alterations and repairs, and serve as a consultant to the production staff during rehearsals, costume parades and performances.
  3. Supervise interns and volunteers. QCT has an internship program with area colleges and high schools and has volunteers who assist in stitching, measuring and fittings.
  4. Maintain costume shop during productions and supervise costume strike, which includes maintaining equipment, coordinating the repairs and laundering.
  5. Work with the Artistic and Executive Director to develop show and seasonal budgets and stay within the approved budget.

Our starting salary for this position is $1916.66 per month ($958.33 twice a month). There will be an increase after six month probation. In addition to a nurturing and friendly environment, QCT provides reasonable salary plus health insurance & 401K.

If interested, please submit a résumé, references, and examples of previous costume designs and final products to Executive Director Dan Conboy at director@1qct.org or:

ATTN: Dan Conboy, Executive Director
Quincy Community Theatre
300 Civic Center Plaza, Ste. 118
Quincy, IL 62301

Assistant Shop Professional

Quincy Community Theatre is accepting resumes for an Assistant Shop Professional. He/she will collaborate with our Scenic Designer/Technical Director and volunteers. This person must be a team player, have a positive professional attitude, and possess great problem solving skills. Ideal candidates should have theatre experience and must be able to build from computer assisted design illustrations. A degree in Tech & Design preferred, bachelor’s degree or equivalent accepted.

The responsibilities include the following:

  1. Assist the Technical Director/Designer in construction and painting of scenic and prop elements for 5 main stage and 4 student theatre productions
  2. Organize and maintain the scene shop, the main stage, the blackbox space, and off-site storage facilities
  3. Order and procure materials as needed in conjunction with the TD
  4. Setup and run rentals and toured events and assist with QCT-produced events
  5. Work with volunteers and interns to build and run productions
  6. Assist in lighting and sound departments as needed
  7. Assist TD with day-to-day operations of the theatre.
  8. Design opportunities are available.

Knowledge of Auto-Cad & Q-Lab is helpful. Applicant will need at least a working knowledge of lighting and sound equipment and be able to or learn to design lights and run sound on a digital sound console. In addition to a nurturing and friendly environment, QCT provides a reasonable salary plus health insurance. The salary for this position starts at $1833.33 per month ($916.66 twice a month).

If interested, please submit a résumé, references, and examples of previous costume designs and final products to Executive Director Dan Conboy at director@1qct.org or:

ATTN: Dan Conboy, Executive Director
Quincy Community Theatre
300 Civic Center Plaza, Ste. 118
Quincy, IL 62301