Tuesday, September 17, 2019
6:00 – 9:00pm

Janice B Streeter Theatre, 14 Court Street, Nashua, NH


Theatre Makeup Workshop

Mehron Makeup in partnership with Peacock Players & Creative Costuming

New York City makeup artist Gene Flaherty will present a double workshop covering both Old Age Makeup and a Special Effects Makeup demonstration.

Gene Flaharty, Makeup Artist/Instructor, has been doing professional makeup for TV, Film, print, and theatre for over 36 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 and demonstrations across the country in his full time position as Education, Theatrical Retail Specialist/Makeup Artist for Mehron Inc in New York City. He has designed characters for haunted houses and theme parks across the country, and has also worked on the national and regional tours of Cats, The Addams Family, Spamalot, Kinky Boots, and Shrek. Published articles include: “Stretching Your Makeup,” “How Safe is Your Makeup,” “How to Start Your First Makeup Kit.”

6:00 – 7:15pm: Old Age Makeup

Aging Made Easy for theatre actors. The hardest makeup to do is Old Age. This demonstration will cover the different stages of aging and show how to accomplish the look using new techniques, on an actor of any age, on any stage, including learning to blend shadows and highlights to create three-dimensional wrinkles. For students and teachers, all levels.

7:30 – 8:45pm: Special Effects Makeup

Special Effects Makeup for Cosplay, Halloween & Stage. Come discover the newest makeup products to give you the best special effects. For students and teachers: all levels. Blood products, latex, flesh gel, collodion, and more. The instructor will demonstrate on audience members and share his experience working with these products in productions and answer questions.

Must Register by Tuesday, September 10th

Question? Email keithw@peacockplayers.org

Registration includes BOTH workshop presentations

Registration also includes:

  • Mehron Mini-Pro Student Makeup Kit #MKMP2
  • Includes exactly what the modern performer needs to get ready for performance.
  • Kit contains an 8 color palette with 4 foundation shades each good for 7-10 applications. 2 Eye Creams, 2 Lip/Cheek Creams, Colorset Powder, Eye Liner Pencil, Stipple Sponge, Non-Latex Sponge, Powder Puff & Instruction Booklet.
  • Available in Fair/Olive Fair, Medium/Olive Medium, Medium Dark/Dark


Registration also includes a voucher for 15% off all Makeup purchased at Creative Costuming good for one year from the date of the workshop.

Register Now!

Workshop Tuition: $30

Select preferred skin shade for makeup kit: