NEW! Makeup Safety and Aging Techniques for Virtual Teaching

Gene Flaharty, Makeup Artist/Instructor, covers some safety applications for makeup prep, show techniques for applying makeup in a class using zoom and remote learning tools, as well as illustrates the use of worksheets for design. Suggestions will be shared for making aging easy using the "Gene Technique," a concept the instructor developed and has taught for many years.


Go Live Information
Go Live Date:
September 28, 2020
Speaker Information

Gene Flaharty, Makeup Artist/Instructor, has been doing professional makeup for TV, Film, print, and theatre for over 38 years. He enjoys teaching at a local college and doing makeup on celebrities like Martin Short, Dee Wallace Stone, and David Ogden Stiers. He has designed over 200 different theater productions. He enjoys makeup education as he does lecture/demonstrations across the country in his full-time position as Education, Theatrical Retail Specialist/Makeup Artist for Mehron Inc in New York. He has designed characters for Haunted Houses for theme packs across the country, worked on national and regional tours of Cats, Addams Family, Spamalot, Kinky Boots, and Shrek. Gene has been published with articles “Stretching Your Makeup”, “How Safe is Your Makeup”, and “How to Start Your First Makeup Kit.”

Individual topic purchase: Selected
United States Institute for Theatre Technology
Learning Units: 1.00
Virtual Makeup Techniques
USITT Price:$10.00