TH 4399
Theatre: Special Projects
Makeup/Hair Designer
2 cr.

Caitlin Quinn

Office: MPAC 142
Phone: 218-726- 8098


Job description:

Makeup and/or Hair Designer: Research and design makeup and/or hair for a production. Purchase makeup and/or hair supplies within the budget. Style wigs if needed. Attend all production meetings and dress rehearsals. Train actors and crews how to apply makeup and/or style their hair or apply wigs if no makeup supervisor is assigned. 


Student designer will be given a set of due dates which you must adhere to. Each item is due to Caitlin on a Monday and presented at the production meeting on Tuesday. It is essential that the designer adheres to these dates. 

Requirements for final costume design package:

The makeup and/or hair designer is responsible for sourcing the materials needed for the design. The hair design ris responsible for styling any wigs. The designer is responsible for scheduling a makeup and hair tutorial/trial day with the actors and the hair/makeup crew. The designers must teach the crew and/or the actors how to do their makeup/hair at this time.

Faculty Mentor:

At the start of the process a weekly meeting will be scheduled with the faculty costume design mentor. The meetings will start when the initial research is due.

Dress Rehearsals and Performances:



The final grade is determined by the faculty mentor. You will meet with the faculty mentor to discuss how the show went and areas for improvement. Notes from the rest of the production team are given at this time.