Stage Makeup

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Stage Makeup

20 Clock Hours

Prerequisite: Corrective Beauty or relevant training or experience.

Makeup application for a live audience is quite different than for a camera.  Contrast is exaggerated in order to make features and facial expressions visible for audience members that are sitting far from the stage. Students learn application for different sized theatres as well as products that hold up through sweat and hot lights.  Mood and character makeups are learned, as well as old age makeup for the stage.  Color theory is reviewed and makeup colors are created and applied from primes. Wig knowledge is necessary for theatre makeup artists. Applying, securing, and caring for different types of wigs are also covered.

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Tuition and Costs
  • Tuition
  • $450
  • Professional Beauty Makeup Artistry Kit (A)
  • $845
  • April 25-28, 2022 Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm
  • Oct 17-20, 2022 Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm
  • More Dates TBA

Course Highlights

  • Each Course available for individual enrollment
  • Each Course includes high res studio pictures from our portrait studio for portfolio building and documentation
  • Certificate of Training issued upon completion of a course

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