Archived: Senior Men’s Cutter/ Tailor

Extraordinary Opera, extraordinary people

Glyndebourne are currently seeking an experienced Senior Men’s Cutter/ Tailor to lead our Men’s Tailoring team within our repertory Opera house.

Based in our new production hub, collaborating with internationally renowned designers, this key position is a unique opportunity to bring your considerable knowledge, strong leadership skills and passion for the craft to our world class organisation.

Working to strict deadlines you will be responsible for planning workloads relating to manufacture within the Men’s costume workroom, from fitting through to finishing. You will have the skill and ability to realise designs, draft bespoke Men’s patterns, cut period and modern garments and manage the workload necessary to refurbish, fit and alter existing costumes for revivals. In addition you will have experience of instructing a team of tailors in methods and techniques used in production tailoring workrooms.

Our purpose built workroom is uniquely situated in the beautiful Sussex countryside within easy reach of London, International airports and the Eurostar.

To find out more about joining our world-class team, visit or email Pauline Lecrass – Head of Costume, to arrange an informal discussion.

Applications will be reviewed as they arrive

We are an equal opportunities employer