BACKSTAGE RESUME

HAIR AND MAKEUP ARTISTRY FOR THEATRE, OPERA, FILM, AND MORE

 

HAIR AND MAKEUP SUPERVISOR

Boston Conservatory
Spring 2020

​Her Naked Skin by Rebecca Lenkiewicz

  • Directing nightly application of specialty hairpieces and makeup to maintain integrity of early 20th century designs 

  • ​Overseeing hair and makeup team task organization and technique

HAIR AND MAKEUP TECHNICIAN

Boston Conservatory
Fall 2019

Shrek: The Musical by Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire

  • nightly application of specialty makeup, wigs, and hairpieces

  • organization and facilitation of quick changes

HAIR AND MAKEUP DESIGNER

Hub Theatre Co.
Summer 2019

Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling

  • Research and design for the Louisiana ladies of the 80s in this iconically hair-centric show

  • Designing and building convertible wig looks for multiple onstage hair transformations 

WIGMASTER

Hub Theatre Co.
Spring 2019

The Clearing by Helen Edmundson

  • Research and design for men's and women's wig stylings in 17th century Ireland

HAIR AND MAKEUP DESIGNER

Univ. Massachusetts Boston
Spring 2019

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by Lynn Nottage

  • Research and design for men’s and women’s makeup and wig styling spanning a transition from the 1930s-1970s-2000s

MAKEUP ARTIST

Univ. Massachusetts Boston
January 2019

Active Threat Emergency Exercise 

  • Designed and applied moulage makeup to actors playing victims of an active threat simulation, including: broken noses, cuts and bruises, gunshot wounds

MAKEUP DESIGNER

Suffolk University
November 2018

Loss of Breath by Wesley Savick

  • Research and design of High Baroque stylized makeup 

  • Designed and taught workshop to teach performers and crew theory and application

  • Created detailed step-by-step schematics for each performer to easily recreate designs

MAKEUP DESIGNER/
WARDROBE MANAGER

Bridge Repertory Theater
July-August 2018

Dark Room by George Brandt

  • Research and design of several types of gore, including: corpses, open wounds on both living and dead characters, and undead 1980’s glamour

  • Nightly application of specialty makeup

  • Wardrobe management for a cast of 22, including: laundering, dry cleaning, daily maintenance, and small repairs 

MAKEUP & WIG TECHNICIAN

Company One/American Repertory Theater

Spring 2018

Wig Out! by Tarell Alvin McCraney

  • Educated performers on essential drag makeup techniques 

  • Nightly application of advanced makeup designs

  • Wig application, care, and maintenance

MAKEUP AND HAIR ARTIST

Ragnarok Productions
Summer 2019

Shiv and the Lost Boys

  • maintaining continuity for the duration of 3 seasons 

OPERA

HAIR AND MAKEUP DESIGNER

White Snake Projects
Fall 2019

I Am A Dreamer Who No Longer Dreams

by Jorge Sosa and Cerise Jacobs

  • Research and design for modern day characters involved in the detention and deportation of an immigrant character

  • Nightly application of all makeup and hairstyling, including several quick changes for multiple characters

HAIR AND MAKEUP DESIGNER

Boston Midsummer Opera
Summer 2019

Cenerentola by Gioachino Rossini

  • Research and design for a fantasy world inspired by a mix of art deco, Edwardian, and early 20th century Romanov fashions

  • Nightly specialty hairstyling, application of wigs and facial hair, and specialty makeup

WIG TECHINICIAN

Boston Conservatory
Fall 2018

Dialogues des Carmelites by Francis Poulenc

  • Research of Early Classical styles and the French Revolution

  • Application, care, and styling for two alternating casts of 13 wigs

  • Nightly application of specialty makeup including old age and tattoo cover

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

Makeup Artistry (glam/gore/drag), Wig & Hair Artistry, Wardrobe Management, Professional Carpentry, 
Assistant Stage Management, Sewing, Theatre Education, Box Office Management, Microsoft Office,
Tessitura Software, Interpersonal Communication, Client and Audience Relations

 

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