THEA-135: Introduction to Stage Makeup

School
Liberal Arts
Department
Performing Arts
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Course Subject
Theatre
Course Number
135
Course Title
Introduction to Stage Makeup
Credit Hours
3.00
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
47.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
47.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
A-E
Pre-requisites
ENG-093 and/or ENG-081 eligible
Catalog Course Description

Provides an analysis of the basic functions of stage makeup, demonstrates the art of makeup application, and explores age, animal, fantasy, horror, and foam latex prosthetic makeup techniques. Students design and apply their own makeup as well as design and apply makeup for actors in HFC mainstage productions.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Goal Statement

Students will learn the basic techniques of corrective makeup, highlight and shadow techniques, two dimensional aging, eyebags, nasolabial folds, crepe hair, 3-D effects, stippling, burns, scars, animal makeup, stylized makeup, portrait makeup, and introduction to prosthetics.

Core Course Topics
  1. Straight Makeup

    Apply straight stage makeup.

  2. Character Makeup

    Apply character stage makeup.

  3. Beards and Hair

    Apply beards and hair stage makeup.

  4. Prosthetic Makeup

    Apply prosthetic stage makeup.

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement
  1. Objective tests.
  2. Projects.
  3. Analysis/reports of professional makeup.

Outcomes

General Education Categories
  • Humanities and Fine Arts
Institutional Outcomes
  • Humanities
MTA Categories
  • Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
Satisfies Wellness Requirement
No

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Fall 2020
ILT Approval Date
04/12/2019
AALC Approval Date
04/17/2019
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
05/13/2019