Wig Assistant

Submitted by Goodman on Mon, 09/24/2018 - 4:24pm

Job Title: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Wig Assistant

Reports To: Wig Supervisor

Start Date: Mid-October 2018 – November 2018


The Goodman Theatre seeks an individual to assist the wig supervisor in building, reworking and styling the wigs and facial hair for our annual production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

The Wig Assistant will be responsible for ventilating wigs and fronts, rolling and styling wigs, and assisting with organization and documentation.  If interested and available, the Wig Assistant will continue as a part of the wardrobe crew on the run of A CHRISTMAS CAROL to help maintain and run wigs for the production.

This is an hourly position for the duration listed above.  Housing and travel are not provided.

By dedicating itself to three guiding principles—quality, diversity and community— the Goodman Theatre seeks to be the premier cultural organization in Chicago, providing productions and programs that make an essential contribution to the quality of life in our city.

Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.



  • Good ventilating skills
  • Strong wig and hair styling skills
  • Working knowledge of backstage procedures and performance etiquette beneficial
  • Work collaboratively as a team member and maintain a positive attitude in high pressure situations


Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume including three (3) references to: https://www.ikrut.com/microsite/pages/Goodman%20Theatre/default.html

Please indicate in the cover letter how you heard about this position. No calls please.

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