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The Gateway
Bellport, NY
Production House | Concert / Event

Expires: 03/29/19

Job Dates

Late April through Early January

Pay

$350-$450/wk BOE + Housing per week

Wig Master

Job Dates
04/15/19 - 01/02/20

Pay
$350-$450/wk. Plus housing per week

Celebrating 70 Years of Professional Theater!
The Gateway Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County is seeking a WIG MASTER for its 2019 season. 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. Salary is negotiable, and on-site housing is provided. Gateway will also assist with transportation to and from its location in New York. Please submit a cover letter, and resume w/ references (3 preferred) as well as any examples of previous work

We no longer operate on a true summer-stock schedule

The season consists of:
Mainstage:
ON YOUR FEET
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY
THE BODY GUARD
THE SOUND OF MUSIC
A new release TBA
Childrens Theatre productions:
ALLADIN JR
FROZEN JR
Our nationally ranked HAUNTED HOUSE in October
Show TBA (November)
ELF THE MUSICAL(December)

Wig Master Job Responsibilities include:
-Work closely with Director, Designer, Costume Shop Manager to determine the needs and feasibility for each production
-Generate Wig run sheet in conjunction with the Costume Shop Manager, Stage Management, and Costume Designer
-Some design work
-Loading in and changing over hair and Makeup elements or each production.
-Constructing/ventilating new wigs.
-Styling/Setting wigs that have been rented for a production.
-Care and Maintenance of our Wig stock
-Being a part of the run crew as needed for each production (There is a Wig + Makeup Intern who will run shows in the heart of the summer)
-Loading in and out Wig and Makeup items from our 2 theater spaces
-Maintain a safe, secure, clean organized office, shop and work space


The Wig and Makeup Department is a subset of the Costume Department, as such, you may be called upon to work in the costume shop from time to time, and vice versa. Staff positions in all departments will be expected to work alongside interns and to promote a healthy and safe work/learning environment.

Qualifications:

Knowledge of Theatrical building techniques.
Ability to work on multiple projects at one time
Wig Ventilation.
Capacity to solve problems
Must have good communication skills and be a team player
Maturity and understanding of the artistic process
Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others
Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work quickly and accurately with attention to detail
Managerial or mentoring experience is a plus.




Contact

Brian Loesch

Production Manager

HR(at)TheGateway(dot)org

http://www.pacsc.org

(631) 286-0555

Business Address

215 S Country Rd.

Bellport, NY 11713

Posted: 03/13/2019 18:01:00 EST

Last Updated: 03/15/2019 17:13 EST

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