Deputy Head of Wigs, Hair and Make-up

Shakespeare’s Globe is looking for a People (HR) Assistant  to join our People team.


hakespeare’s Globe is currently seeking a Deputy Head of Wigs, Hair and Make-up to join our Theatre team.

The Deputy Head of Wigs, Hair & Make-up works closely with the Head of Wigs, Hair & Make-up to support the smooth running of this busy department. They will work with designers and the wider production team to bring designs from page to stage.

They will support Wigs, Hair & Make-up Assistants to ensure the smooth running of technical rehearsals, that performances are prepped and run smoothly, they will also able to provide cover for performances when needed.

The Deputy Head of Wigs, Hair & Make-up plays an important role ensuring skills are shared within the department, encouraging and supporting the team. Wigs are made in-house so these skills are essential. Learning and training is key to support best practice, and teaching and passing on skills is something we encourage, particularly as part of our placement programme.

The Production Department at Shakespeare’s Globe deliver busy seasons of productions with a repertory system running in both the Globe Theatre over Summer and the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse over Winter. A small in-house team manage every aspect of the productions, from initial designs through to final performances.


For more information on the role, please download the job description. To apply, please complete our online Application Form and send a copy of your CV to us at [email protected]

We are committed to improving diversity and inclusion across our organisation. Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single specification. If you’re excited about the role but your experience or qualifications don’t perfectly align, we encourage you to apply anyway. We particularly encourage applications from underrepresented groups such as the global majority, LGBTQA+, those with a disability and neurodiverse conditions.


Wednesday 29 March 2023, 10.00am

£33 – £37,000 per annum pro rata, dependent on experience

Permanent / Full-Time


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