Casual Work - Wigs and Make up


The Costume Department at the Royal Opera House maintains a list of individuals who may be offered work on a casual basis and we are currently looking to increase our number of Casual Wig and Make Up Technicians.

Applications are invited from those with substantial theatrical experience, and who possess:

  • Extensive knowledge of period wig dressing and working with own hair along with confident makeup skills.
  • Experience of working with singers, dancers, actors and children, ideally at principal level.
  • Excellent team work and communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

A knowledge of wig making/working with prosthetics would be an advantage. Television and film experience would also be beneficial.

We actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams.

A full job description is available below. To apply, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on `Apply Now`. For queries please contact the Human Resources Department at hr.recruitment@roh.org.uk or 0207 212 9124 and you can also contact us if you have any access needs for making an application.

Closing date for applications: 8:00am, Wednesday, 25th October 2017

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.



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