Texas Shakespeare Festival
Kilgore, TX

Expires: 02/05/19

Job Dates

May 17 - July 2, 2019


$3,500 stipend / $350 travel / double dorm housing Contact for Details

Wig Master / Stylist
May 17 arrive / July 2 daprt

To apply send resume, with cover letter specifying area of interest, and three letters of recommendation.

To serve as the Wig Master / Stylist for a four-show repertory that includes AS YOU LIKE IT, BORN YESTERDAY, OTHELLO, FOREVER PLAID, and INTO THE WOODS.

$3,500 gross salary (minus taxes and 7.25% retirement contribution / will be hired as a part-time employee of Kilgore College)

$350 travel / double occupancy dormitory suite / 14 meals a week

Qualifications: MFA in theatre preferred, or 3 years of professional experiences as Wig Master or Assistant Wig Master. Desired skills include wig design, construction, fronting and ventilating, facial hair construction, wig maintenance, wig and hair styling, and thorough knowledge of period of styles.

Responsible for:

Constructing wigs, hairstyles, and facial hairpieces to meet costume designer's specifications

Establishing priorities and working within budget, labor, and time constraints

Purchasing and /or renting wig materials, supplies, and equipment

Supervising the maintenance of all wigs and hairpieces for a four-show repertory

Duties include:

Constructing or acquiring wigs and all hairpieces for five shows
Instructing wardrobe crew members in the maintenance of wigs and all hairpieces
Pulling wigs and hairpieces from current TSF stock, when possible
Developing a budget based on designs
Working within a tight budget and under severe deadlines
Attending all meetings, rehearsals, and performances as needed

The Texas Shakespeare Festival, a not-for-profit, non-Equity, summer repertory company is dedicated to providing an opportunity for theatre artists to work in an environment that is both nurturing and humane and one that creates a spirit of trust, collaboration, and mutual respect.

"...indisputably the best Shakespeare festival in Texas." Austin American Statesman



Raymond Caldwell

Artistic Director



(903) 983-8117

Fax: (903) 983-8124

Business Address

1100 Broadway

Kilgore, TX 75662

Posted: 10/05/2018 14:22:00 EST

Last Updated: 10/10/2018 09:15 EST

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