THEA 204

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Credit Hours

(2-0) 2 Cr. Hrs.

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Stage Makeup

Course Description

An introductory course in stage makeup application. The course covers basic makeup, character makeup, old-age makeup and special effects. Discussion on types of makeup and practical student application projects.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply stage makeup to correspond to characterization.
  • Explain the different types of stage makeup and what they do.
  • Explain how to create old-age characters.
  • Demonstrate how to create old-age characters.
  • Explain how to create character makeup.
  • Explain how to remove makeup.
  • Demonstrate how to remove makeup.
  • Identify what constitutes a good, workable makeup kit.
  • Explain brush work as well as line work.
  • Demonstrate brush work as well as line work.
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