Technician, Theatrical Make-Up

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Responsibilities include:

  • Applying theatrical makeup for our Howl-O-Scream Terror-Tories, and monitor the makeup for the Maze performers. This includes all specialty makeup and may extend into Show areas.
  • Applying makeup on approximately 10-15 people per shift, in 30 minute increments.
  • Delivering all makeup to venues to be prepared for the weekend.
  • Keeping a hygienic work space.
  • Assisting the Full-time Makeup artist in maintaining the approved HOS makeup designs.
  • Following all protocol for washing and caring for brushes and makeup product.
  • Performing daily duties, including covering open positions, communicating makeup changes, schedule changes and other details and sharing information with fellow team members.
  • Opportunities to learn costume related skills.
  • Responsibility for maintaining quality standards, through assigned tasks, special events and show positions.
  • Maintaining park cleanliness, maintenance and safety standards through all assigned tasks.

Candidates with the following qualifications may be considered:

  • Prior make up application experience required.
  • Must have FULL AVAILABILITY on Friday, Saturday, and Sundays from September 1-October 30.
  • College degree in Theatre or related discipline (preferred but not required)
  • Minimum of 1 year general experience in a theatrical environment
  • Must have knowledge of stage makeup
  • Must have the ability to apply multiple, pre-designed looks
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Must be able to stand, sit or walk for extended periods up to five hours, several times per shift
  • Position requires lifting/pushing/pulling a minimum of 50 pounds several times throughout a scheduled shift, this includes overhead lifting
  • Must be able to work in environment with atmospheric effects (fog, smoke, haze, mist, bubble, snow, scents, etc.)
  • Experience with wigs is a plus
  • Experience with costumes is a plus
  • SFX makeup application skills a plus
  • Please be prepared to share a portfolio or photo examples of your work if selected for an interview

More Information

Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Williamsburg, VA




11/3/2017 11:59 PM ET