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Hair & Make Up Assistant Coordinator (Part Time Contract)

The National Ballet of Canada is one of the most exciting, innovative arts institutions in Canada, and is regularly ranked among the top ten ballet companies in the world. Established by founder Celia Franca in 1951.

Working in the Wardrobe department this position will help coordinate, style, and prepare the wig and make up needs for productions.

This is a part-time contract running from February 18, 2020 to May 15, 2020

General Responsibilities Include:

  • Wig Styling for New Productions
  • Maintenance of Existing Wigs and Facial Hair
  • Organizing and Documenting Production Related Documents
  • Organization and Maintenance of the hair and make up room


  • Experience with wig styling for theatre or film
  • Knowledge of historical hair styles would be an asset
  • Knowledge of theatre production process would be considered and asset

Qualified candidates are to forward their resume, cover letter and salary expectations to with the subject heading: "Hair and Make Up Assistant Coordinator" by no later than January 31, 2020.  Resumes will be reviewed as soon as they are received. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

The National Ballet of Canada is committed to ensuring that our community reflects the extraordinary diversity of the City of Toronto on stage, behind the scenes, in our audiences and in the board room.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The National Ballet of Canada is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Human Resources department will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

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