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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 the Present

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 sales person.

                      

 

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:

Productions                                                                 Position                                                     Director

Elf the Musical                                                                Makeup Artist & Wig Stylist

ABT’s Nutcracker                                                            Makeup Artist & Wig Stylist

A Chorus Line                                                                 Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist                       Baayork Lee

    Featuring: Mario Lopez, Krysta Rodriguez

                Sabrina Bryan, Spencer Lift, and Mara Davi

Spamalot                                                                        Makeup Artist & Wig Stylist                        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                     Mark Brokaw

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

 Leap of Faith-Musical                                                    Wig Stylist                                                 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                                                  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                                                   Rob Ashford

Featuring: David Hyde Pierce                     

The Producers-Musical, First National Tour                  Wig Stylist

     Featuring: – Jason Alexander & Martin Short

Re-Invention Tour – Madonna                                        Makeup & Hair Stylist

     Chicago shows

 

FILM and VIDEO EXPERIENCE

Productions                                                                  Position                                                    Director

The 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                                              Ian Gurvitz

     Featuring: Dave Foley, Kevin Rahm,

      Michael Hall & George Wendt

Dirt Squirrel – Pilot                                                         Makeup & Hair Stylist Assistant                 Crescenzo Notarile

     Coquette Productions, MTV Networks 

Featuring: David Arquette, Courtney Cox,

            Lukas Haas & Paul Reubens

Diet Pepsi – Commercial                                                Makeup Artist & Wig Assistant                    Joe Pytka            

     Pytka Productions     Featuring: Michael J Fox

 

RELATED SKILLS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Member of Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Guild Local 706

2017  Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Guild Awards for Best Hair Styling and Makeup for Theatrical Productions, Honoree (A Chorus Line)

2016 Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Guild Awards for Best Hair Styling for Theatrical Productions, Honoree (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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