Makeup Courses

Located in the heart of Hollywood, the Theatre of Arts drama conservatory offers makeup for actors courses to all students enrolled in our accredited two-year acting degree program. Interested in pursuing an acting career? We invite you to apply or request more information today—at no cost or obligation!



TN120, Year One (2 Credits)

You will learn the basics of theatrical makeup, both beauty and character, and study how the makeup is applied for film and television production. Through a series of practical demonstrations and exercises you will discover how special effects through makeup techniques are achieved, including the aging process, the fashions of specific historical periods and creation of wounds and scars. The course will also involve a field trip to a professional makeup school.

Course Learning Outcomes:

• Basic application of makeup for stage, film and television

• Understanding of how special effects are achieved

• Ability to create basic bruises, scars and wounds

• Application of character-based makeup


Theatre of Arts

6767 W. Sunset Blvd. 

Hollywood, CA 90028

tel: ‪(626) 365-1934‬

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