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Wigs, Hair & Makeup Assistant - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Date Added
31 January 2023
Ambassador Theatre Group
Weekly rate as per SOLT/BECTU Agreement
Job Specification
Sonia Friedman Productions is seeking applications for an experienced Wigs, Hair and Make-up (WHAM) Assistant to work on the London production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. 
Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, this new play by Jack Thorne received its world premiere in London’s West End at the Palace Theatre in summer 2016. The critically acclaimed production is the most awarded West End play in the history of the Olivier Awards, winning a record-breaking nine awards including Best New Play and Best Director in 2017. 
Skills required include excellent: wig setting and dressing, makeup application and knowledge, styling of Afro-textured hair, gents hair styling, character and fashion make-up and some prosthetics. 
Experience in a similar role on a large-scale production is required. 
Start Date:  April 2023. 
Please Note: All applicants must be able to commit to the full contract. 
Job Location: Central London. 
Contract Type: A year contract in the first instance, then the contract will be rolling. 
Salary: Weekly rate as per SOLT/BECTU Agreement. 
Weekly Hours: Full time, Tuesday to Sunday. 
Application Deadline: Monday 13th February 2023, midday. 
We are committed to a workplace that embraces equality, diversity and inclusion. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from those currently underrepresented in our workforce​.
Application Details
Closing Date
13 February 2023
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