If you’ve always admired the work of Rick Baker or Brian Strumwasser, you’ve probably pondered the possibilities of a makeup career in theater. From super expressive face makeup to exaggerated body scars, you’re in love with it all!
But breaking into the makeup industry is difficult—especially if you don’t have any prior experience. This is why many people turn to makeup courses to get professionally educated, certified, and job-prepped for the industry. But it takes more than a love of theatrics and a penchant for drama in order to succeed in your course and subsequently in the makeup industry.
So, should you take a theatrical makeup course? Let’s find out!