Presentation on theme: "THEATRE MAKEUP. Make-up History Both men and women wore make-up – MEN it showed rank and class – WOMEN primarily for beauty – Eventually men stopped wearing."— Presentation transcript:
Make-up History Both men and women wore make-up – MEN it showed rank and class – WOMEN primarily for beauty – Eventually men stopped wearing make-up – Women stopped wearing make-up because it was associated with prostitution and low-life people. The make-up industry had a hard time convincing women to wear make-up again because of this.
THEATRE MAKE-UP HISTORY Greeks used theatre makeup when they performed long ago. The first actor Thespis used it to distinguish himself from the Greek chorus.
TYPES OF Theatre MAKEUP Oil-based makeup – Longer and active scenes – Hard to wash off Water-based makeup – Quickly removed – Bleeds off during active scenes Powder-based makeup – Lasts long – Easy to remove – Flakes easily Wax/latex – Added for cool shaping effects – Sometimes tricky to apply
Theatre Make-up vs. Street Make-up Theatre make-up – last longer – Designed to work with lights – Heavier/ darker to be scene from far away Street Make-up – To cover flaws, even skin tones – For beauty
The Cape A covering to put on the actor when applying their make-up – Keeps the actor clean from make-up – Keeps costumes free from make-up – Prevents make-up accidents
Steps to Applying Make-Up 1. Wash your face completely 2. Moisturize your face 3. Put on your cape 4. Apply the type of make-up that works best for you. – Oil-based – Water-based – Powder-based
Make-up Crew Head Person responsible for designing the make-up for each character for a show Needs to put together a make-up crew who helps to put on make-up or teach the actors how to do their make-up
Purpose of Theatre Make-up - Main Purpose is to enhance an actor’s existing features or to create character features such as: - age - social status - personality - it can exaggerate imperfections
A Makeup Morgue Book is a REFERENCE BOOK of pictures showing different facial features that can be modified by makeup application to change an individual’s features into a character’s features.
History of Make-up Types of Make-up Preparing to Apply Make-up Preparing Skin for Make-up Stage Make-up Visibility Stage Make-up Foundation Expert: Laurie Olson Bio: Laurie Olson is a qualified cosmetologist and has been involved in theater and television makeup for over 20 years. Expertvillage.com
Wear to Purchase Stage Make-up Lynch’s in Warren – Dequindre, – Warren Michigan – (586) International Fun Shop (ONLINE) – Buy Make-up Kits – TK/Theatrical-Creme-Kits-Ben-Nye.html TK/Theatrical-Creme-Kits-Ben-Nye.html