Hire Department

Welcome to our Hire Department.

Our extensive wardrobe covers a wide range of styles and historical periods, from specialist quick change costumes to suits, dresses and a variety of complete
show sets. The collection is ideally suited for use in performances by theatre groups.

Our properties department has a small collection of stage props including period suitcases, set dressings, cushions and chairs.

Are you looking for set pieces such as stairs, larger chairs, stage trucks or even a piano, check out our set departments assortment of items.

Please note we only hire to organisations staging productions, we do not hire to individuals for fancy dress.

Our hire department is open the first and third Saturday of the month from 9:30am till 11:30 am by appointment only. Other times by prior arrangement
only. Please fill out the form below to book an appointment.

Feel free to contact us via the online form with your hire requirements, we will endeavour to return your enquiry within 24 hours.


Check out some of our complete costume sets:

  • Catch Me If You Can
  • The Addams Family
  • Peter Pan Junior
  • Shrek Junior


Conditions of Hire

Period of Hire

The standard period of hire is 4 weeks. Variations from the standard period can be negotiated, although additional charges may apply. Costumes must be returned cleaned within 14 days of the show closing date.


Williamstown Musical Theatre Company would prefer that no alterations be made to costumes however, should minor alterations be necessary then costumes must be restored to original fitting before return. No machine alterations to costumes are permitted. If costumes must be altered only hand sewing is permitted.

Damaged or Lost Items

Damaged or lost costumes must be paid for at the current replacement cost. In some cases this will mean 100% of the cost of the original costume plus loss of hire. Excessively soiled items will incur an extra cleaning charge. Dry cleaning and laundering must not be done by the hirer.

Late Fees

Any hired costume returned late will be subject to late fees.


WMTC does not organise delivery or pick-ups.

Security Bond

A security bond may be required for some costume sets.