Wardrobe & Make Up Crew – Astor Place Theatre – New York
Blue Man Group at Astor Place Theatre, NY seeks a part-time Wardrobe & Make Up Crew member.
Candidates are responsible for a variety of duties within the department and company and should have prior wardrobe experience with a live theatrical production. Candidates should have a working knowledge of make up and make up application. No special effects makeup knowledge necessary—will train. Strong communication and time management skills are a must. Knowledge of fabric, fabric care, skin care, ability to hand and machine sew, research, writing and organization skills are a plus.
Show responsibilities include preset, executing show cues, and post show or turnover duties in a safe, professional and timely manner. A solid ability to communicate with other production departments and within the wardrobe department is extremely important. Emergency and in-show problem solving is necessary on an as needed basis. Outside of show calls, the position can vary, and may include: general maintenance and repair, research and development, administrative organization, ordering supplies, and any other elements of the show that fall under the Wardrobe Department jurisdiction and as directed by the Wardrobe Supervisor.
Due to show schedules, candidate must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays. This is a part-time hourly position. Flexibility with scheduling is necessary, as hours and schedule vary seasonally.
We are seeking to hire this position immediately; interested applicants should please apply with a resume and cover letter.
Blue Man Group is a global entertainment phenomenon, known for its award-winning theatrical productions, iconic characters, and multiple creative explorations. Blue Man Group is owned and operated by Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group.
Blue Man Group performances are euphoric celebrations of human connection through art, music, comedy, and non-verbal communication. Since debuting at New York’s Astor Place Theatre in 1991, the live show as expanded to additional domestic residencies in Boston, Chicago, and Las Vegas, an international residency in Berlin, and multiple North American and World tours, reaching more than 35 million people worldwide. Blue Man Group is universally appealing to a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds, and continually injected with new music, fresh stories, custom instruments, and sensory stimulating graphics.
Blue Man Group is committed to building a creative and dynamic workplace that celebrates individual differences and diversity and treats everyone with fairness and respect. BMG does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual's race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local regulations.