MAKEUP ARTIST - WIG and HAIR STYLIST - JEWELRY DESIGNER - SKINCARE SPECIALIST

Makeup Artist, Hair Stylist, Wig Stylist, and Esthetician Resume

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

I have spent most of the past 3 decades working professionally in the fields which are directly related to makeup and skin care business. I have vast experience working as a Hair and Wig Stylist, Make-up Artist and Skin Care specialist in theater, TV, film, print, and salon applications of the makeup, skin care and hair products.  Early in my career, before I started to freelance, I worked in day spas in both the United States and Canada. I’ve been licensed as an Esthetician, since July 1982.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1/3/15 to 3/1/17
Salon Indah      189 Argonne  Ave, Long Beach, CA 90803          (562)498-1557
POSITION: Esthectician – Independent Contractor
DUTIES: The services I perform at Salon Indah are, waxing, facials, spray tanning, head neck massage, eyelash tinting, makeup application and lessons.

1983 to the Present
Freelance Makeup Artist, Hair Stylist and Wig Stylist
DUTIES:   I have worked in salons, photography, film, TV, theatre, trade shows and retail in some form of doing makeup, hair wigs, waxing, spray tanning and facials.  I have taught makeup application techniques to both the public and to my professional colleagues.  I also worked promotional events for several cosmetic companies as a makeup artist and salesperson.

THEATRE EXPERIENCE

List of companies and theatres I’ve worked at

Hollywood Bowl, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, The Dolby Theatre (formerly The Kodak), The Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, The Pantages Theatre, Segerstrom Center for the Arts (formerly the Orange County Performing Arts Center), Opera Pacific, Terrace Theatre, Long Beach Civic Light Opera, Spoleto Festival (Charleston, NC), Hong Kong Arts Festival (China) and Los Angeles Opera

Here are some highlighted productions I have participated in

Annie-Musical                                                        Makeup Artist, Wig Stylist and Hair Stylist    Director: Michael Arden
Featuring: Roger Bart, Ana Gasteyer, David Alan Grier, Megan Hilty, Kaylin Hedges, Lea Salonga, Amir Talai and Steven Weber

Mamma Mia– Musical                                            Makeup Artist  & Hair Stylist

Featuring: Jennifer Nettles, Dove Cameron, Corbin Bleu, Lea Delaria, Hamish Linklater, Stephen Webber, Tisha Campbell-Martin and Jamie Camil

Elf the Musical-Musical                                          Makeup Artist & Wig Stylist

ABT’s Nutcracker-Ballet Makeup Artist & Wig Stylist

A Chorus Line-Musical                                           Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist      Director: Baayork Lee 
Featuring: Mario Lopez, Krysta Rodriguez, Sabrina Bryan, Spencer Lift, and Mara Davi

Spamalot-Musical                                                  Makeup Artist & Wig Stylist      Director: BT McNicholl
Featuring: Christian Slater, Craig Robinson, Eric Idle, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

A Coffin in Egypt-Opera                                         Dept. Head Makeup & Wigs

Parfumerie-Play                                                     Dept. Head Makeup & Wigs    

Cirque du Soleil’s- Iris                                            Lead Makeup & Hair Technician

Leap of Faith-Musical                                            Wig Stylist                                   Director: Rob Ashford
Featuring: Brooke Shields & Raul Esparza

Parade-Musical                                                       Lead Wig & Hair Stylist
Featuring: TR Knight

The Lieutenant of Inishmore-Play                            Lead Makeup Artist & Wig Stylist
Featuring: Chris Pine

Wicked–Musical, L.A. Production                             Wig Stylist                                   Director: Joe Mantello

Cherry Orchard-Play                                                Wig Stylist                                                                          
Featuring: Annette Bening, Alfred Molina, Sean Mathias & Frances Fisher

10 Unknowns-Play                                                   Dept. Head Makeup Artist
Featuring: Stacey Keach

Curtains-Musical                                                       Wig Stylist                                  Director:  Rob Ashford
Featuring: David Hyde Pierce

The Producers-Musical, First National Tour               Wig Stylist
Featuring: – Jason Alexander & Martin Short

Re-Invention Tour – Madonna   – Chicago shows      Makeup & Hair Stylist

FILM and VIDEO EXPERIENCE

Supperclub – Commercial                                          Lead Makeup Artist

Hear the World Initiative Campaign                          Lead Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist
Interview with Placido Domingo

LA Blues – LA Blues LLC-Independent Film                Makeup Artist                                Director: Ian Gurvitz
Featuring: Dave Foley, Kevin Rahm, Michael Hall & George Wendt

Dirt Squirrel – Pilot                                                   Makeup & Hair Stylist Assistant     
Coquette Productions, MTV Networks
Featuring: David Arquette, Courtney Cox,Lukas Haas & Paul Reubens

Diet Pepsi – Commercial                Makeup Artist & Wig Stylist Assistant                         Director: Joe Pytka
Pytka Productions     Featuring: Michael J Fox

RELATED SKILLS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Member of Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Guild Local 706

2018 Nominee for the Makeup Artist & Hairstylist Guild Awards for Makeup for Theatrical Productions-Live Theatre (Mama Mia)

2018 Nominee for the Makeup Artist & Hairstylist Guild Awards for Makeup for Theatrical Productions-Live Theatre (Nixon in China)

2017 Winner for the Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Guild Awards for Makeup for Theatrical Productions-Live Theatre (Chorus Line)

2017 Nominee for the Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Guild Awards for Best Hair Styling for Theatrical Productions-Live Theatre (Chorus Line)

2016 Nominee for the Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Guild Awards for Best Hair Styling for Theatrical Productions-Live Theatre (Spamalot)

B.A. in Theatre Design, Cum Laude, May 1995, San Francisco State University,

Licensed Esthetician, since 1982

Skilled in wig and facial construction; including repairs and ventilating

Extensive skills in sewing and crafts, including props

Specializing in period wig and hair styling

Hair styling skills in curling, blow drying, updos and braiding

Computer literate in Word, Excel, and Photoshop Elements

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