Wig/Hair & Make-Up Assistants

Wig/Hair & Make-Up Assistants

CATEGORY: Technical

Ogunquit Playhouse
Ogunquit, ME 03997

Job Details


Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, Maine seeks experienced Wig/Hair & Make-Up Assistants for our 6-production 2020 Mainstage Season. Approximate dates of employment: April – November, 2020.


Ideal Candidate: Must be detail-oriented and remain focused in a fast paced working environment. Prior wigs experience is required.

Job Duties/Expectations include (but are not limited to):

-Work directly with the Wig/Hair & Make-Up Supervisor  

-Dress performers in wigs/hairpieces during dress rehearsals and performances

-Perform quick changes which involve hair modification (including wigs, re-styles, and touch-ups)

-Clean, style, and maintain wigs

-Apply and maintain application of any specialty make-up

-Possess flexibility and positive backstage demeanor working with actors and other crew

-Run each performance (8 shows/week)

-Assist in rehearsals and load-in/strike as necessary

-Assist with Children’s Theatre

-Ventilating skills and a Cosmetology license are a plus


Potential Design Opportunities: Design for one of Ogunquit Playhouse's Children's Theater productions.


Salary and housing included.

Please send letter, resume and references to Amanda Woodward, Production Manager, at production@ogunquitplayhouse.org. Please include 2020 WIG/HAIR & MAKE-UP ASSISTANT in the subject line.


April 1, 2019 - November 8, 2020



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