Makeup and Props
Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists Open Talks with Metropolitan Opera
The members of Local 798 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), representing makeup artists and hair stylists at New York’s Metropolitan Opera, began contract talks on Thursday, June 19, 2014 with opera management.
Performing Arts Nominations Announced for 86th Oscars
A look at the Oscar nominees for 2014 in the performing arts categories, from costume design to writing, animation, production design, hair and makeup, and more.
The Prop Master's Checklist
A helpful checklist for Prop Masters to provide them with the organizational resources for props excellence.
The Duties of a Prop Master
A useful overview of the duties of the successful Prop Master on a stage, film or television production.
Talking Ink and Clay with S3 'Face Off' Finalist Derek Garcia
An in-depth interview with 'Face Off' Season 3 Finalist Derek Garcia on his experiences while competing on Syfy's hit Makeup FX competition reality show.
Chatting with 'Face Off' Finalist Laura Tyler
An in-depth interview with Season 3 "Face Off" finalist Laura Tyler, on her experiences during the competition, along with a peek at what she's up to next.
IMATS Los Angeles Offers Top Talent for 2013 Event
One of the industry's most-watched events, the International Make-Up Artist Trade Show, or IMATS Los Angeles, will take place from January 18-20, 2013.
Top Stage Makeup Vendors and Suppliers
A helpful look at several top stage makeup leaders and how to use their products, contact or follow them in social media, and (most importantly) where to buy their products!
From Scythes to Jagerclaws: Behind the Props of NBC’s 'Grimm'
Get the inside scoop on GRIMM's design process, from fairytale weapons, to ancient monster sketches and the mysteries of Aunt Marie’s trailer, with a glimpse inside the show’s production and design from Prop Master Drew Pinniger.
Get the inside secrets of NBC's "Grimm" and its design process in part two of...
Get the inside secrets of NBC's "Grimm" and its design process in part two of an in-depth interview with the show's prop master, Drew Pinniger -- from the fairytale weapons, to ancient monster sketches and the mysteries of Aunt Marie’s trailer.
'Face Off' Winner Rayce Bird Flies High
An interview with Rayce Bird, the winner of Season Two of the Syfy TV show "Face Off," which pits makeup effects professionals against one another in a series of grueling challenges until a winner emerges.
Forms for Props Masters
Props lists can be useful for set designers, props masters, and others in stage tech, enabling them to organize, track and maintain props. The forms here can actually be downloaded and printed in PDF for use in any performing arts situation.
The Prop's the Thing for Eric Hart: Part 1 of 3
Part one of a three-part interview with Props Master and Artisan Eric Hart, creator of Prop Agenda, on his career in props -- and his advice to other aspiring props professionals.
Catching Up with 'Face Off' Finalist Ian Cromer
An interview with 'Face Off' contestant and finalist Ian Cromer, about his experiences during Season Two of the competitive Syfy TV show, which pits makeup effects professionals against one another in a series of stage and effects makeup challenges.
Prop Agenda's Eric Hart on Props: Part 2
Part two of a three-part interview with Props Master and Artisan Eric Hart, creator of Prop Agenda, and on staff at The Public Theater in New York.
Talking Props with Eric Hart: Part 3 of 3
Part three of a three-part interview with Props Master and Artisan Eric Hart, creator of Prop Agenda, and on staff at The Public Theater in New York.
That Hair! That Face! The Art of the Hair and Makeup Designer
A look at the work of theatrical hair and makeup designers and artists.
Stage Makeup 101
A basic guide to applying stage makeup, from start to finish.
Stage Makeup Mistakes to Avoid
A list of common mistakes to avoid when applying stage makeup.
Building the Basic Stage Makeup Kit
A look at the ideal elements of any good stage kit.