Makeup for Theatre and Stage Evening Course

Theatre ImageThe Makeup for Theatre and Stage Evening Course has been designed to introduce learners and makeup artists to the makeup skills and techniques required to work in the theatre, stage and performing arts industry in this comprehensive twelve week course.

The key learning objectives covered in this course include:

  • ¬†Understanding the importance of theatre and stage lighting.
  • Designing and maintaining makeup for the theatre, stage and opera.
  • Using specific makeup components to design various character looks.

This is an incredibly creative module which is packed with many different elements of this exciting field!

Below is a more detailed outline of what our course covers.

Makeup for theatre and stage

  • Introduction
  • Theatre Lighting
  • Makeup for the Stage
  • Makeup for the Ballet
  • Makeup for the Opera
  • Clowns
  • Kabuki
  • Geisha
  • Cabaret
  • Drag
  • Witches
  • Character Makeup
  • Lean/Stout for Stage




The course runs for 12 weeks, two evenings per week (6pm-9pm).


Please bring your own brush set to use.  Alternatively, a tools of the trade kit is also available for purchase for $395 (valued at $744).

Next Course dates:

We are currently taking expressions of interest for this course for 2019.

November  2019