Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance:

Apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role.

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Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 220
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 33.86 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Customer Service
Oral Communication
Critical Thinking
Resource Allocation
Work Ethic
Time Management
Following Directions
Conflict Management

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Dress individuals with wigs or hairpieces according to instructions, samples, or sketches
Groom wigs or hairpieces
Remove facial hair
Apply cleansing or conditioning agents to client hair, scalp, or skin
Employ hair, cosmetic, or nail care instruments
Apply cosmetic products
Mix chemicals safely according to instructions

Getting Information

Study examples of period clothing
Determine styles worn during historical periods
Research topics for educational or entertainment programs
Review scripts and production information to determine costumes or makeup required

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