Wigs & Makeup Apprenticeship – Wolf Trap

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts – Education-Vienna, VA 22182

Summer 2020

Date Posted: November 20, 2019

Wig & Makeup
Work directly with Wolf Trap Opera’s Wig & Make Up Designer, Crafts Designer and professional artists in craft construction, wig and makeup maintenance and application, and backstage as an integral part of the wig and makeup team during all mainstage shows.

  • Help performers apply makeup and prepare for performances
  • Assist in styling hair and help to create stage personas


  • Prior wig and makeup/crafts experience or equivalent experience

NOTE: This position follows the Opera company summer schedule and works on a 6 day/week schedule (one day off that varies from week to week; standard production schedule)