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Stage Makeup, 10th Edition by Beverly Gore Norcross, James Glavan, Richard Corson

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Introduction

 

The actor’s dream is to play a wide range of characters, to explore many facets of life in roles that encompass all humanity. To fulfill this dream, the actor requires not only talent and training but an unstinting devotion to the art.

In many areas of this endeavor actors are assisted by the artistry and technical skills of brilliant craftspeople. From the original script to the set, lighting, and costumes, every effort is made to achieve perfection. Curiously, in the field of makeup, actors are left quite to their own devices. Except for the rare production so exotic or stylized that a specialist is necessary, actors must design and execute their own makeup.

It is therefore of considerable concern that many young professionals ...

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