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Cast Handbook: Make-up Requirements

The following is a list of make-up supplies each performer will need in order to do their own makeup at home before arriving at the Lied Center beginning with the first dress rehearsal.  Instructions for applying makeup and corresponding photos will be available on the LMBC website before the first dress rehearsal for parents and cast members to follow.  Spray tan or tanning lotion:  tanning products are not allowed as they stain costumes. You will be billed for costumes damaged due to food, drink or tanning product stains.

Hair and clean-up supplies:  soap, cold cream, washcloths, facial tissues or baby wipes,

hair spray, hairnets and bobby pins.  If a performer has “sensitive” skin, he or she should include a tube of a cortisone-type cream.

Fingernails:  No acrylic nails or nail polish, including French manicures.

Company and Apprentice Members, Party Girls, Maids, Nanny and Party Women: Black liquid eyeliner, black mascara, foundation and loose powder one shade darker than skin tone, brown eye shadow, brown or black eyebrow pencil (depending on eyebrow color), blush brush, eye shadow brush, white or cream highlighter, false eyelashes and adhesive.  Check with the Artistic Director for lipstick and blush shades so that performers who are on stage at the same time will be wearing matching colors.

Angels, Little Party Girls, Garland Children, Sugar & Spice, and all Backgrounds: black liquid eyeliner, black mascara, foundation and loose powder one shade darker than skin tone, brown eye shadow, brown or black eyebrow pencil (depending on eyebrow color) rose red lipstick and rose blush.  Please come to Lied Center with make-up and hair done. Bring extra bobby pins for securing headpieces to hair.

Soldiers:  Foundation one shade darker than skin tone, black liquid eyeliner, black mascara, rose red lipstick, brown eye shadow to draw eyebrows.  LMBC will provide red cheeks and mustaches.

Big/Little Mice:  Foundation, powder, blush, black liquid eyeliner, black mascara, rose red lipstick.  Bring extra bobby pins for securing headpiece to hair

Bonbons, Elves:  Black liquid eyeliner, black mascara, foundation, blush, and loose powder one shade darker than skin tone, rose red lipstick. LMBC will provide red cheeks.

Big/Little Party Boys, Fritz:  Blush, foundation one shade darker than skin tone, brown eye shadow, brown or black eyebrow pencil (depending on eyebrow color), flesh tone lipstick.

Party Men:  Foundation, brownish lipstick, blush, powder, white eye shadow, brown eye shadow, pencil for eyebrows and liner.