A skilled and experienced wig and makeup artist who has designed more than seventy-five productions


Wig and Makeup Master/Designer - Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville, KY - since August 2008


Responsible for all wig, hair and makeup needs in three spaces with Equity acting company for fifteen shows each season, including barbering, crew training and budgets

Representative Shows:

Dracula - Wm. McNulty, dir.
Shipwrecked - Marc Masterson, dir.
Pride and Prejudice - Jon Jory, dir.
Raisin in the Sun - Israel Hicks, dir.
Slasher - Humana Festival 2009 - Joshua Hecht, dir.
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Marc Masterson, dir.
Sirens - Humana Festival 2010 - Casey Stangl, dir.


Wig and Makeup Designer – Barter Theatre, Abingdon, VA – January 2005 – July 2008


Responsible for all wig, hair and makeup needs in three spaces with Equity acting company for eighteen shows each season, including barbering and crew training

Representative Shows:

Evita - Evalyn Baron, dir
Oliver - Paul Russell, dir
King Lear - Rick Rose, dir.
Singing in the Rain - Rick Rose, dir
Dracula - Rick Rose, dir/adaptor
Jane Eyre - Rick Rose, dir
Romeo and Juliet - John Hardy, dir
Blithe Spirit - Nick Piper, dir
The Scarlet Pimpernel - Paul Russell, dir
The Lion in Winter - Rick Rose, dir


Wig and Makeup Master - Krannert Center for the Performing Arts - 2003 - 2004 Season

Responsible for wig, hair and makeup needs in four space complex (theatre, opera, dance) with professional and student actors

Representative Shows:

Into the Woods - James Zager, dir
Gross Indecency - Henson Keys, dir
Twelfth Night - Robert Gerard Anderson, dir
Gianni Schicci - Nick DiVirgilio, dir
Spring Storm - Tom Mitchell, dir


Additional Wig and Makeup Design Credits :

Wig Designer - Amadeus - Clarence Brown Theatre, September 2010, Calvin McLean, Dir.
Wig Designer - Emerald and the Love Song of the Dead Fisherman (Regional Premiere) - Nimbus Theatre, 2010, Liz Neerland, Dir.
Wig Designer - Timon of Athens - Walden Theatre, 2010, J. Barrett Cooper, Dir.
Wig Designer - The Impresario from Smyrna - Gustavus Adolphus College, 2009, Henry MacCarthy, Dir.
Wig Designer - The Lion in Winter - Britches XXL Endeavors, Minneapolis, MN, 2010 - Brian Hesser, Dir.
Wig Designer - I'll Never Be Hungry Again - Mountain Playhouse, 2009 - John Hardy, Dir.
Wig Designer - Guys and Dolls - Western Carolina University, 2008, Terrence Mann, Dir.
Wig Designer - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum - Gustavus Adolphus College, 2008, Henry MacCarthy, Dir.
Wig Designer - Machinal - Clarice Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 2006
Wig Designer - The Piano Lesson - Clarice Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 2006
Wig Designer - An Experiment with an Airpump - Gustavus Adolphus College, 2006, Rob Gardner, Dir.
Wig Designer - Parfumerie- Summer Studio Theatre Company, 2004, Peter Reynolds, Dir.
Wig Designer - Glass Menagerie - Summer Studio Theatre Company, 2004, Matthew Reeder, Dir.


Education

MFA, Costume Technology and Shop Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Dec. 2004 BS, Theater Design and Production, Illinois University at Normal, May 2002

Additional Production Experience

Costume Designer- The Road Where it Curves Away - Barter Theatre, 2008 - John Hardy, Dir
Costume Designer- Wooden Snowflakes - Barter Theatre, 2007 - Richard Rose, Dir.
Costume Designer- Poe - Barter Theatre, 2007 - John Hardy, Dir.
Costume Designer- Black Pearl Sings! - Barter Theatre, 2007 - Eugene Wolf, Dir.
Costume DesignerDon’t Hug Me – Barter Theatre, 2007 – Richard Rose, Dir.
Costume DesignerJames Towne – Barter Theatre, 2006 – John Hardy, Dir.
Costume DesignerJacob Marley’s Christmas Carol – Barter Theatre, 2006 – Suzanne Boulle, Dir.
Costume Craft Supervisor– Illinois Shakespeare Festival, 2002 Season
Costume Technician/Crafts Artisan – Illinois Shakespeare Festival, 2001 Season


Selected Teaching Experience

Adjunct Instructor - Virginia Intermont College, Bristol - Introduction to Design - Spring Semester 2008
Adjunct Instructor - King College, Bristol, VA - Introduction to Stage Makeup - Spring Semester 2008
Adjunct Instructor - Virginia Intermont College, Bristol - Introduction to Performing Arts - Fall Semester 2007
Adjunct Instructor – Virginia Intermont College, Bristol – Introduction to Stage Makeup – Fall Semester 2006
Instructor - University of Illinois, Urbana - Introduction to Stage Makeup - Spring Semester 2003


Workshops and Master Classes

Wig Styling - University of Tennessee, 2010
Wig Styling - Two Day Master Class at my studio, 2010
Wig Styling and Ventilating - Michigan State University, 2009
Wig Construction - Two Day Master Class at my studio, 2009
Introduction to Wigs, Ventilating and Basic Styling -West Virginia University, 2008
Wig Application, Maintenance and Basic Styling - in conjunction with Wig Designs for Guys and Dolls - Western Carolina University, 2009
Wigs and The Actor - Gustavus Adolphus College, 2008
Ventilating and Basic Wig Construction - Western Carolina University, 2009
Basic Ventilating - East Tennessee State University, 2008
Advanced Makeup Techniques - King College, 2007
Basic Wig Styling - Gustavus Adolphus College, 2006
Basic Ventilating -University of Maryland, 2006
Basic Stage Makeup and Wig Application - Emory and Henry College, 2005



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