Painted Faces

My intention for this blog was that it should be as wide as possible, covering all aspects of theatre and performance, including offering information about production roles and, when appropriate, the wide variety of careers in the creative industries.

So today I offer you an interview with Giuseppe Cannas who works as a make-up artist at the National Theatre in London. It is really interesting and gives you a very clear picture of his job.

A working life: the make-up artist

I’ve blogged elsewhere here about the role make-up plays in world theatre, but think about Chinese and Japanese traditional theatre forms.  Part of the actor training in those traditions is for the actor to be able to apply their own, highly detailed make-up

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