Session: Fall 2024
Chapter:  Phoenix
Location:  CYT Studio
Time:  4:00pm - 6:00pm
Day:  Tuesday
Starts:  07/22
Ages:  13 - 18
Tuition:  $230.00
Open Spots:  4


Calling all young makeup enthusiasts! Dive into the magical world of makeup design in our exciting 10-week course, where you’ll bring the beloved characters of The Wind in the Willows to life for our fall mainstage production. This class is perfect for creative kids eager to explore the art of theatrical makeup, from initial renderings to final applications.

What You’ll Learn:
  • Character Design: Learn how to conceptualize and design unique makeup looks for iconic characters like Mole, Rat, Toad, and Badger.
  • Sketching and Rendering: Develop your artistic skills by sketching detailed makeup designs and creating color renderings.
  • Makeup Techniques: Master essential makeup techniques, including contouring, highlighting, and special effects, tailored to each character’s personality.
  • Product Knowledge: Get familiar with different types of makeup products and tools, and learn how to use them effectively.
  • Application Skills: Practice applying your designs on yourself and classmates, refining your techniques to achieve professional-quality results.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with the costume and set design teams to ensure a cohesive look for the entire production.
  • Problem-Solving: Learn how to adapt and troubleshoot makeup designs for different actors and lighting conditions.
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Elise Palma

Hello! I'm Elise Palma, the new Artistic Director at CYT. As a director and teaching artist, I have the utmost love and dedication for the talented kids at CYT. It brings me immense joy to pour my heart into nurturing their growth, both on and off the stage. I believe in the transformative power of theater and its ability to provide a safe space for self-expression and personal development. Together with our team, I am committed to creating captivating productions while infusing character development into every aspect of CYT. I am grateful for this opportunity to lead and inspire these remarkable young performers. Let's embark on this artistic journey together!


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