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Josephine S. Gardner
DRAMA 316
Seattle Campus

Theatrical Makeup

Basic principles, with intensive practice in application of makeup for use on proscenium and arena stages. Open to nonmajors.

Class description

This is an entry level technical make up workshop based class. Most of the work is completed within the time limitations of the class. This course offers the student a practical guide to the theory and practice of different levels of stage make up.

Students are required to purchase specific supplies and tools to complete the course. A limited understanding of color, light, and shadow are encouraged. Enthusiasm is welcomed and appreciated.

Student learning goals

By the end of the course students should have a general understanding of techniques, skill, research, and preparation of make up.

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Susan L Bruns
Date: 05/19/2010