Wardrobe Technician - Cirque Du Soleil (Bellagio)

MGM Resorts International Las Vegas, NV
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Become one of the stars behind the show and become part of the world’s most powerful entertainment brands. Our Company has one exciting mission: To entertain the human race.


The Make-Up and Millinery Technician is primarily responsible for all make-up tasks associated with the show and Cirque approved publicity. The Make-up and Millinery Technician is responsible for maintaining, cleaning and building of headpieces, costume pieces and wigs.

  • Teach and assist artists with their assigned make-up application.
  • Monitor artists make-up application to ensure adherence to the artistic integrity of the design concept.
  • Maintain make-up inventory and assist in generating orders.
  • Maintain accuracy of make-up data base, make-up bibles and any related documentation.
  • Distribute make-up and related products to artists.
  • Co-ordinate and execute bi-annual make-up reviews.
  • Trouble shoot product related issues in co-ordination with Wardrobe management team and Cirque health services team.
  • Adjust schedule based on departmental and Cirque PR needs
  • Interact in a professional and confident manner with Cirque approved print and film media
  • Travel to accommodate Cirque PR requests
  • Maintain, clean and construct wigs, headpieces and costumes as assigned by Wardrobe Management
  • Assist artists with wigs, make-up, quick changes and fittings as assigned by Wardrobe Management
  • Maintain a respectful, professional and solution orientated environment
  • Adhere to and promote all OSHA regulations as they pertain to the safe operation of all elements related to the show; participate in all required health and safety classes
  • Perform other tasks and projects as assigned by the Wardrobe Management Team.
  • Perform all other job related duties as requested.

Required:

  • At least 5 years of professional theatrical wardrobe experience or in an equivalent professional technical field.
  • At least 3 years of professional theatrical make-up application experience.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in millinery work.
  • At least 3 years of experience in wig dressing, repair and maintenance.
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in sewing and construction of theatrical garments.
  • Ability to travel both domestic and internationally.
  • Ability to be motivated and focused whilst performing repetitive tasks.
  • Strong Swimmer, able and willing to complete a 90-yard swim test conducted in the showroom pool.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Have interpersonal skill to deal effectively with all business contacts.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.

Preferred:

  • Working knowledge of OSHA regulations.
  • Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.

*This is not intended to include every duty or responsibility of the job nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do this job.