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Deputy Head of Wigs, Hair & Makeup (Part-Time)

£36,000 per annum pro rata, dependent on experience

£36,000 per annum pro rata, dependent on experience

Application deadline: April 17th 2019

We celebrate Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world by conducting a radical theatrical experiment. Inspired and informed by the unique historic playing conditions of two beautiful iconic theatres, our diverse programme of work harnesses the power of performance, cultivates intellectual curiosity and excites learning to make Shakespeare accessible for all.

Shakespeare’s Globe is currently seeking a Deputy Head of Wigs, Hair and Makeup who will work directly to the Head of Wigs, Hair and Make-up, deputising for them as needed and supporting the smooth running of the department. The post-holder will liaise with the production department to help ensure the smooth handover from the design and rehearsal process to running Wigs, Hair and Make-up requirements for our productions. They will assist with the management of the day to day activities of the department including ensuring health and safety and scheduling of personnel and running requirements of the department.

The successful candidate will have relevant experience in professional theatre with proven experience of wig making and hair dressing techniques. They will have good communication skills with the ability to deal effectively with people at all levels. Proven experience of working with a range of materials and being open to the challenges of working with new products is essential.

For more information and to apply, please download the job description from and return your completed application and equal opportunities monitoring form to by 5pm on Wednesday 17 April 2019. Interviews are scheduled to take place in week commencing 29 April 2019.

We regret that because of the high volume of anticipated applications, we may be unable to contact unsuccessful candidates. If you have a query, please email

Shakespeare's Globe

London SE1 9DT

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