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Wig Crew - JOY the Musical
New Brunswick, NJ
George Street Playhouse
Part Time
Posted September 19, 2022
George Street Playhouse, a professional, producing theatre company 40 minutes from Manhattan, seeks experienced Wig Crew members for the run of their upcoming production of the new musical, Joy, at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties:
Wig Crew members will be expected to:
● Assist the wig department with wig and facial hair styling, application, and maintenance for the tech, preview period, and run of the show
● Participate in executing quick changes with wigs and facial hair
● Work with wig designer on proper styling and maintenance procedures for wigs and facial hair
● Assist with the setup of any wig and hair prep stations
● Assist in load-in and strike of wigs


Seeking Wig Crew members who:
● Have experience with wigging performers and quick changes
● Have knowledge and understanding of how to read and translate run sheets
● Have experience with wig and hair styling
● Have experience with post show wig setting duties
● Can be a team player with excellent organizational and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s degree in technical theater, or related field
● 1-2 years of experience working in theatrical production on wardrobe crews

COVID-19 vaccination, including all eligible boosters, is a condition of employment. COVID policies are updated regularly to reflect the current local and national health recommendations.

George Street Playhouse currently requires all employees to wear respirator style masks (N95, KN95, KF94). Members of the Production Group will also test per the current COVID policy at the company's expense.

The Opportunity:
Position pays a weekly salary of $850.00 with overtime after 40 hours. Position begins on or around November 25, 2022 and runs through December 30, 2022.

How To Apply

How to Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a resume, and 3 references to: Joleen Addleman Loyd, Costume Shop Manager, at George Street Playhouse recognizes the value of diverse experiences, identities and backgrounds and is committed to building an equitable, inclusive and anti-racist organization that is representative of the world in which we live. Candidates who identify as Black, Indigenous or a Person of Color; LGTBQ+ and gender diverse candidates; candidates with disabilities; as well as candidates from historically marginalized groups are all encouraged to apply. We aim to collect a pool of diverse and qualified candidates prior to reviewing resumes; please forward this position to someone you think will be a good fit.
Deadline: Nov 11, 2022