Costume Shop Stitchers Volunteer

Work Location

Costume Shop at the Sarasota Opera House

61 North Pineapple Avenue

Purpose of the Position

With five operas a year complete with soloists, understudies, chorus and supernumeraries, our Costume Shop staff is always very busy. Volunteer stitchers assist the costume staff with basic hand sewing, such as buttons, hems, labels, snaps, and trim appliqués. Volunteers also do embroidery, fringe work, and beading.

Responsibilities and Duties

Specific assignments will be determined by the Costume Shop staff.


Basic sewing experience

Commitment Expected

Must be able to schedule work time in advance and availability to work in four hour shifts between the hours of 9 and 5. We ask that you notify the Costume Shop at (941) 366-8450, ext. 506 if you need to change your scheduled shift. 

If you are interested in being considered for this volunteer position, please complete and submit a volunteer application to the Sarasota Opera Office.