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Makeup artists to share 'Behind the Beauty'

Published 10:48 am, Thursday, January 30, 2014
  • The Darien Arts Center will offer a two-day workshop on makeup application for stage and beauty on Feb.y 8 and 15. Charlotte Haight has lipstick applied during a recent event at the DAC. Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed / Darien News
    The Darien Arts Center will offer a two-day workshop on makeup application for stage and beauty on Feb.y 8 and 15. Charlotte Haight has lipstick applied during a recent event at the DAC. Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed

 

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Professional makeup artists Sarah Giggar and Maggie Pangrazio will share their expertise about makeup application at a "Behind the Beauty" workshop from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 8 and 15 at the Darien Arts Center.

The two-day workshop, geared toward adults and children 13 and older, is an introduction to makeup application, from basic beauty to special effects.

Giggar, an expert makeup artist and licensed aesthetician, is formally educated and experienced in beauty-related applications, from skin care and shaping the perfect eyebrow, to airbrush and stage makeup.

Pangrazio, director of Kids' Theatre at the DAC, is a certified special effects and theatrical makeup artist with a variety of expertise, ranging from horror movie kill gags to gender-bending and aging makeups for the stage.

They will cover basic techniques, as well as tricks and tips for makeup application both on stage and off.

The workshop is recommended for anyone from stage performers to first-time makeup users, as well as for those who simply want to improve their makeup application skills.

The cost is $150, plus a $20 registration fee. For information or registration, visit darienarts.org or call 203-655-8683.