Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Makeup Artist, Theatrical and Performance is $53,790
What Do Makeup Artist, Theatrical and Performances Do?
Theatrical and performance makeup artists use makeup to ensure performers meet the needs of the theatrical or performance piece in which they are working. They must work with a director or other manager to determine makeup-related needs, as well as determine the supplies necessary to carry out this vision. These professionals must plan how they will apply the makeup, which must account for the performers' skin tone, sensitivities and other factors; they also need to prepare for events during …Read more
- Apply makeup to meet specific lighting and acting situations.
- Maintain inventory and workspace.
- Interact with directors, actors and staff to meet expectations.