The Gateway Playhouse
Bellport, NY

Expires: 07/29/17

Job Dates

Now through August 5th, 2017


$300 - $350/wk DOE + housing per week

The Gateway Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County is seeking a WIG ASSISTANT for the run of our production of MAMMA MIA.

The Gateway Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County is a professional non-profit theater located roughly 55 miles east of New York City on Long Island in Bellport, NY. We work in two main theaters, the Gateway Playhouse, our 500 seat home theater, and the Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts, the 1200 seat road-house, where we present at least two shows in each season.

Housing is provided. Gateway will also assist with transportation to and from its location in New York.

This job starts immediately and runs through August 5th, 2017.

Duties will include working with the Wig Master to assist cast with wig dressing and styling during all dress rehearsals and performances, all pre- and post-show wig department maintenance, and cleaning and maintaining wigs as needed outside of show calls.

This is a full-staff position within our wig department. Previous wig experience is desirable, but we are also willing to provide training to the right candidate

Job requirements include:

* Ability to lift at least 25 lbs. repeatedly throughout the work day.
* Ability to work on ones feet for extended periods of time.
* Attention to detail.
* Comfort working in a fast-paced environment.
* Knowledge of professional backstage etiquette and deportment.

Please note that we are looking to hire someone immediately. This position pays $300 - $350 per week plus housing.

TO APPLY: please email letter, resume, and references (three prefered) to Production Manager Brian Loesch at hr@thegateway.org (Attn: Wig Assistant)


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(631) 286-0555

Business Address

215 S. Country Rd.

Bellport, NY 11713

Posted: 07/15/2017 17:27:02 EST

Last Updated: 12/07/2016 18:01 EST

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