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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

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Theatre - THEA 204

Stage Makeup

2 Credit Hours
2 Lecture Hours

Course Description

An introductory course in stage makeup application. The course covers basic makeup, character makeup, old-age makeup and special effects. Discussion on types of makeup and practical student application projects.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply stage makeup to correspond to characterization.
  • Explain the different types of stage makeup and what they do.
  • Explain how to create old-age characters.
  • Demonstrate how to create old-age characters.
  • Explain how to create character makeup.
  • Explain how to remove makeup.
  • Demonstrate how to remove makeup.
  • Identify what constitutes a good, workable makeup kit.
  • Explain brush work as well as line work.
  • Demonstrate brush work as well as line work.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; THEATRE; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 204142206Stage MakeupRMT2Saunders A6/10/0Open$12.00M  04:00 PM-05:54 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; THEATRE; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 204112200Stage MakeupRMT2Saunders A6/10/0Open$12.00M  04:00 PM-05:54 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday