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THTR 176 - Makeup Design and Production for Theatre, TV, and Film

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to:CSU

This course is designed for students who seek to gain an understanding and appreciation of makeup techniques used for the theatre and other entertainment industries. Students gain the practical knowledge and experience necessary to apply theatrical makeup; an understanding of makeup history; basic makeup design, including sketching; basic application, including wigs and facial hair; makeup design tools, materials, and crafts; makeup sourcing practices; and dressing room makeup preparation and practices for productions. Students identify period makeup styles and analyze the effectiveness of character makeup in a production, and design, create, and source makeup supplies needed for a production.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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