History of Makeup in Theater?

Answer As long as theater has existed, actors have used stage makeup. From ancient Greece to the theater of the Orient to present-day Broadway, theatrical makeup has been an integral part of any play. The... Read More »

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A History of Irish Theater?

Irish theater has a long history, dating back to medieval times. Some of the best-known playwrights of the 19th and 20th century, including Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw and Samuel Beckett, were... Read More »

History of Black Box Theater?

Black box theater is a style of theater that began in the 1920s in Europe and quickly spread around the world. It became very popular in the 1960s. Black box theater is also known as experimental t... Read More »

Reader's Theater Ideas for World History?

Reader's Theater is distinguished from other theatrical presentations in that it is meant to be read rather than memorized. Performers read their roles from a stationary position without accompanyi... Read More »

How to Care for Skin While Wearing Theater Makeup?

You’ve just been cast in a play and you’ll be wearing theater makeup. Stage makeup can be really harsh on your skin. Well, the old fashioned grease paint was a killer on complexions, but the ne... Read More »