Technician, Theatrical Make-Up

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


Busch Gardens is an equal opportunity employer and supports a safe and drug free workplace.

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