ARTIST INSTRUCTOR: ERICA CROFT
SESSION 1: January 4 & 5 and January 18 & 19, 2020
SESSION 2: January 11 & 12 and January 25 & 26, 2020
FOUR-DAY WORKSHOP OVER TWO WEEKENDS
Course content is the same for both sessions.
In this popular four-day workshop conducted over two weekends, learn the basics of wig creation, modification and dressing. Under the expert guidance of one of the best Stratford Festival wig makers, Erica Croft, increase your skills and learn some amazing techniques in this age-oldcraft.
In this course students will learn and expand on the following skills:
Practice knotting by creating facial hair pieces
Learn how to properly ventilate, fit and customize a wig for stage and film
Explore techniques to create a natural looking hairline
Discover methods to dress wigs into finished looks
Discuss sources for materials, tools and resources
Select and dress historical period wig styles
Learn effective methods for wig preparation and wig application
All materials including a wig hook, holder and wig are supplied. Participants may take the wig home with them.
The low student-to-teacher ratio in each course ensures instruction is geared to the participants' skill level and experience. Please indicate your related experience when you register.
Day and time: Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Large Dressing Room at Studio Theatre,
34 George St E, Stratford, ON N5A 3L7
Target enrollment: 8 students
For more information, contact:
Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor