• Role

    Technical Theatre

  • Salary

    Weekly rate as per SOLT/BECTU Agreement.

  • Type

    Fixed Term Contract - Full Time

  • Closing Date

    27-11-2023 at 12:00

  • Location

    5th Floor, 65 Chandos Place
    Greater London
    WC2N 4HG

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Sonia Friedman Productions is seeking applications for an experienced Wig, Hair and Make-up Assistant to work on the London production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, this new play by Jack Thorne received its world premiere in London’s West End at the Palace Theatre in summer 2016. The critically acclaimed production is the most awarded West End play in the history of the Olivier Awards, winning a record-breaking nine awards including Best New Play and Best Director in 2017.


Your duties and responsibilities will be those normally expected of a Wigs, Hair and Make-up Assistant on a first-class West End production. 

Previous experience in a similar role on a large-scale production is essential.  


Skills required include excellent wig setting and dressing and knowledge and skills of makeup application (including character make-up, fashion make-up, prosthetics).

Ideal candidates will have experience in styling of Afro-textured hair and gents hair styling. 


We are committed to a workplace that embraces equality, diversity, and inclusion. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from those currently underrepresented in our workforce​.


Start Date:  January 2024.

Please Note: All applicants must be able to commit to the full contract. 

Job Location: Central London. 

Contract Type: A year contract in the first instance, then the contract will be rolling.

Salary: Weekly rate as per SOLT/BECTU Agreement.

Weekly Hours: Full time, Tuesday to Sunday.

Application Deadline: Monday 27th November 2023, midday.

Closing Date

27-11-2023 at 12:00

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