This position is the driving force of the costume shop’s team and requires strong draping and patternmaking/cutting abilities. The Master Cutter/Draper is the primary cutter, draper and patternmaker for the new shows and works with the first hand to supervise and instruct the stitchers. They set workroom standards for construction and serve as a resource to staff in construction methods. A high level of knowledge, independent judgment, creativity, initiative and problem solving skills are necessary. This is a fast paced environment requiring an open, creative and collaborative approach to making period, modern dress and unusual costumes.