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Actors Page: Makeup

This page is designed for actors, to help them develop the library skills they will need when researching a role. Using the proper research methods your visit to the library will be easier and more efficient.

Old Age Makeup for Theater : How to Apply Base Makeup

Videos available in the Avery Fisher Center: Face to face : an amateur's video guide to performance makeup

Videos: Behind the scenes at the RSC. The players, costumes and makeup

Behind the camera

Vintage face : period looks from the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, & 1950s

New Books on Makeup

Stage Makeup: The Actor's Complete Guide to Today's Techniques and Materials

NYU Bobst Main Collection (PN2068 .T48 1999

Make-up, hair and costume for film and television

The complete make-up artist : working in film, television, and theatre

Painted faces on the Renaissance stage : the moral significance of face-painting conventions