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Makeup Artist, Hair/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, eye lash tinting, makeup application and lessons.  

1983 to the Present

POSITION: Freelance Makeup Artist and Hair/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 (formally The Kodak), The Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, The Pantages Theatre, Segerstrom Center for the Arts (formally the Orange County Performing Arts Center), Opera Pacific, Terrace Theatre, Long Beach Civic Light Opera, Spoleto Festival (Charlestown, NC), Hong Kong Arts Festival (China) and Los Angeles Opera

Here are some highlighted productions I have participated in:

Mamma Mia             Makeup Artist  & Wig Stylist

Elf the Musical          Makeup Artist & Wig Stylist

ABT’s Nutcracker     Makeup Artist & Wig Stylist

A Chorus Line           Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist       Director: Baayork Lee

                                     Featuring: Mario Lopez, Krysta Rodriguez, Sabrina Bryan, Spencer Lift, and Mara Davi

Spamalot                   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       Director:  Mark Brokaw

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

 Leap of Faith-Musical     Wig Stylist                             Director: Rob Ashford

                                     Featuring: Brook 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         Director: Crescenzo Notarile

     Coquette Productions, MTV Networks 

Featuring: David Arquette, Courtney Cox,

                     Lukas Haas & Paul Reubens

Diet Pepsi – Commercial                                          Makeup Artist & Wig Assistant               Director:  Joe Pytka            

     Pytka Productions     Featuring: Michael J Fox

 

RELATED SKILLS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Member of Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Guild Local 706

2017  Winner – Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Guild Awards for Best Makeup Artist (A Chorus Line)

2017 Honoree –  Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Guild Awards for Best Hair Styling (A Chorus Line)

2016 Honoree – Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Guild Awards for Best Hair Styling for Theatrical Productions(Spamalot)

Makeup application skills in stage, film, photography, fantasy, beauty, period, and minor special effects

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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