Wigs, Hair and Make Up



- 2 x Wigs, Hair and Make-Up Trainee Supervisor

- Wigs, Hair and Make-Up Trainee Technicians 


British Youth Opera is the UK's foremost training opera company, and the only one of its kind offering such opportunities to emerging Wigs, Hair and Make-Up assistants.

Supervisor Applicants should have 1 or 2 years of relevant theatre experience since leaving training. Desirable skills include wig making and knotting.

Technicians can be at the start of their career, having recently completed training in wigs and makeup.

Successful applicants will work closely with a professional Head of Wigs, Hair and Make-Up on our summer season productions.


To Apply:

Please send a CV and covering letter to admin@byo.org.uk by the deadline of 12:00 on Wednesday 14 August, although earlier applications are preferable.


For Summer Season 2019:

Supervisors will be required to start as soon as possible until the end of shows on 9th September 2019. 

Trainee Technicians will be required from the week commencing 19th August until the end of shows on 9th September 2019. 


Financial matters

BYO charges no fees. Every participant who gains a place on a summer season production benefits from a fully-funded placement, and is paid a small subsistence. Accommodation in London can be provided for a limited number of successful applicants who do not have a London base and would otherwise be unable to participate.