Sunday, December 7, 2008

My Role at WDW

There have been a lot of questions about my job or role at Walt Disney World. I am in the costuming department. I am not making costumes, yet, I hope to someday be a costume designer for Disney but I need to work my way up. I got some great insight from one of my friends currently working for Disney about what I will actually be doing. It gave me a lot to look forword to.
If I am working at a show:
  • sort and put away laundry from the day before
  • get costumes ready for the 5-12 performers you are assigned to. This includes getting all the accesories together and making sure you have the right size costume.
  • you help get the preformers you are in charge of dresses for the show
  • you clean up when they leave their costumes in the middle of the floor
  • do some laundry and put the rest away to be used again

If I am working at Operational Costuming (the costume check out center)

  • it works like a library, you check out costumes to cast members, they all have bar codes
  • check costumes back in
  • wash specialty costumes

I am hoping to work at a show or in the EPCOT Ops because I would get to see all of the costumes from around the world.


Samurai Mom said...

I do not envy you I think being a dresser is the worst job in the theatre!

Deirdre said...

I would much rather be a performer. I am going to try out to be one while I am there and then stay longer if I get the job.