ARTIST INSTRUCTOR: MICHELLE JAMIESON
In this intensive, one-week course, participants learn to sculpt, construct and decorate theatrical masks using a variety of materials to create fantastical stage beings.
Students will learn and expand on the following skills:
Develop interesting and effective characters that will read well on a theatrical stage.
Learn effective techniques for sculpting with Plasticine.
Create a plastic positive of your mask design with our vacuum-form machine.
Explore different mask-making techniques through a myriad of demonstrations.
Discover new techniques to create wire, buckram, foam and additive sculpture masks.
Develop skills to fit masks properly to actors.
Learn painting techniques that will enhance your sculpted mask.
The low student-to-teacher ratio in each course ensures instruction is geared to the participant's skill level and experience. Please indicate your related experience when you register.
Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Desmond Heeley Studio,
Factory163, 163 King Street,
Stratford N5A 4S2
Target enrolment: 10 students
For more information, contact:
Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor