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THTR 2247 Makeup Design for the Stage (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course introduces students to basic makeup techniques for the stage. Students will study makeup design principles and develop a mastery of applied techniques. Using the theories of highlight and shadow, and an examination of facial anatomy and how it changes with age, the student will learn to change the look of the face to suit different characters. Emphasis will be placed on character analysis and research, and translating that into a makeup design. Time will also be given to study various styles of makeup (e.g., fantasy, cartoon, period makeup, etc.) and special-effect makeup.


Instructor(s): Jacqueline Dalley

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 01-Mar-14