MAKEUP ARTIST - WIG and HAIR STYLIST - JEWELRY DESIGNER - SKINCARE SPECIALIST
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Makeup Artist, Esthetician, Wig and Hair Stylist Resume

Relevant Work Experience:

1983 – Present

Position:

Licensed Esthetician, Freelance Makeup Artist, Hair Stylist, and Wig Stylist

Duties Performed:

  • Worked in several salons, photography, film, TV, theatre, trade shows, and retail in some form of performing makeup application, hair styling, wig construction, wig styling, waxing, spray tanning and facials.
  • Taught makeup application techniques to both the public and to my professional colleagues. 
  • Worked on promotional events for several cosmetic companies as a makeup artist and sales person.

Some of the notable positions I have held:

  • Department Head -Makeup and Hair at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on productions Parfumerie, The Heart of Robinhood and Jackie Unveiled.
    • Duties included:
      • Implemented the makeup and wig designs of the Costume and Wig designers
      • Maintained the wigs – washing, blocking, setting, repairing and styling lace and hard front wigs
      • Applied makeup
      • Oversaw the hair and makeup crew
  • Lead Makeup and Hair Technician on Cirque du Soleil, Iris at the Dolby Theatre
    •  Duties included:
      • Acting Department Head when the Department Head was not on duty
      • Created show reports
      • Reported crew work times
      • Assisted with the management of inventory for makeup and supplies
      •  Maintained the wigs and hair pieces – washing, blocking, repairing setting and styling lace and hard front wigs
      • Applied wigs, hair pieces and makeup to the performers
  • 1st Assistant to the Wig Master at Los Angeles Opera: Seasons 1999 through 2003,
    • Duties included:
      • Assisted with the Wig Master on creating the wigs for the new opera productions. That was done by building from scratch or taking an existing wig to style into the Costume Designer’s vision
      • Maintained the wigs on the opera productions – washing, blocking, repairing setting and styling lace and hard front wigs
      • Oversaw the wig and makeup crew when in production
      • Applied wigs and makeup on principal singers.
  • Makeup and Wig Crew at Los Angeles Opera: Seasons 1996 to 1998 and 1989 to 1991
    • Duties included:
      • Applied wigs and makeup on the chorus and supers

Theatres and Festivals, I have worked for:

  • Disney Hall, Hollywood Bowl, Geffen Playhouse, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, The Dolby Theatre, The Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, The Pantages Theatre, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Opera Pacific, Terrace Theatre, Long Beach Civic Light Opera, Spoleto Festival (Charlestown, SC), Hong Kong Arts Festival (China) and Los Angeles Opera

Recent Productions I have worked on include:

  • Cats – The Pantages Theatre
  • Madame Butterfly – Pacific Symphony performed at Renee & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
  • Annie, Mama Mia, Chorus Line and Spamalot – Hollywood Bowl
  • The Nutcracker ballet, Harlequinade ballet and the world premiere, Whipped Cream ballet – American Ballet Theatre performed at Segerstrom Center for the Arts
  • Don Carlo and Satyagraha – Los Angeles Opera
  • Heart of Robin Hood and Jackie Unveiled – Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

RELATED SKILLS

  • Makeup application skills in stage, film, photography, fantasy, beauty, period, and minor special effects
  • Specializing in period wig and hair styling
  • Hair styling skills in curling, blow drying, updos and braiding
  • Wig and facial construction; including repairs and ventilating
  • Extensive skills in sewing and crafts
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, and Excel also proficient in Photoshop Elements.

EDUCATION, LICENSES and PROFESSIONAL MEMEBERSHIPS

  • IASTE Member Local 706
  • B.A. in Theatre Design, Cum Laude, San Francisco State University
  • Esthetician Program, Golden West College, Huntington Beach
  • Licensed Esthetician, since 1982

AWARDS

  • Nominee, 2019 MAKEUP ARTISTS HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS for Best Hair for a Theatrical Production (Annie)
  • Nominee, 2018 MAKEUP ARTISTS HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS for Best Makeup for a Theatrical Production (Nixon in China)
  • Winner, 2017 MAKEUP ARTISTS HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS for Best Makeup for a Theatrical Production (Chorus Line)
  • Nominee, 2017 MAKEUP ARTISTS HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS for Best Hair for a Theatrical Production (Chorus Line)
  • Nominee, 2016 MAKEUP ARTISTS HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS for Best Hair for a Theatrical Production (Spamalot)

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