I'm thrilled to be be getting all of these opportunities. Many thanks to you and Make Up First for helping to lay a good foundation of skills and technique!Lillian C. Chicago, IL
Jill GlaserBasic I, Basic II, Media HD, Media- Runway/Editorial/Fashion, Clinical, Careers, Advanced Media, Airbrush, Bridal
Jill teaches Basic, Media, Clinical, Careers, Advanced Media, Airbrushing and Bridal Makeup at Make Up First School; Jill continues to freelance as a makeup artist/ hair stylist for television, film, print, video, music video, weddings and special events. Jill is an Illinois state-certified freelance media makeup artist, working in and around the Chicago area. She is represented as a non-exclusive artist by Lily’s Talent Agency. Jill is employed by photographers and agencies retained by Sears, Costco, Com Ed, Harris N.A., State Farm Insurance, and many others companies too numerous to mention.
I learned so much at Make Up First School of Makeup ArtistryIsabelita Strong Chicago, IL
Jaime DahmsBasic I, Basic II, Media HD, Media- Runway/Editorial/Fashion, Clinical, Theatrical A, Theatrical B
Jaime Dahms works as Assistant School Manager, as well as Instructor (Basic, Media and Clinical Makeup), at Make Up First School ® of Makeup Artistry. Jaime is a state-certified makeup artist who received her formal training at Make Up First ® School of Make Up Artistry. In addition to working for the School, Jaime freelances in and around the Chicago area as a media, theatrical, runway, special events and bridal makeup artist.
Dena MillerBasic I, Basic II, Media HD, Media- Runway/Editorial/Fashion, Clinical, Theatrical A, Theatrical B
Dena Miller is a state-certified freelance makeup artist, specializing in media, theatrical and clinical makeup applications. Dena is also an Illinois -licensed esthetician; she received her training in 2008 from Tricocci University. In addition to her freelance work, Dena also has extensive experience working in the retail sector. At Make Up First®, Dena is an assistant as well as an instructor. In view of her background and training as an esthetician, Dena is an invaluable instructor for the Clinical Makeup Course.
Make Up First is a great school to learn the best techniques for makeup artistry. It’ s the best!Jessica S. Chicago, IL
MATTHEW HARRIS M.D.Clinical
Dr. Harris is a board certified dermatologist who received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and his dermatology degree from New York Medical College. He has expertise in both medical and cosmetic dermatology, and maintains a busy practice in the western suburbs of Chicago. He is also a clinical instructor for the Hinsdale Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program.
Ora Jewell-BuscheBasic I, Basic II, Media HD, Media- Runway/Editorial/Fashion, Clinical, Theatrical A, Theatrical B
Ora Jewell-Busche is an IATSE local 476 member, a hair and makeup associate at The Lyric Opera of Chicago, and freelances doing hair and makeup design for theatre and film around Chicago. She has worked with numerous theaters including Chicago Shakespeare, Lookingglass, Drury Lane Oakbrook, The Goodman Theater, Remy Bumppo, and many others. Originally a costume designer with her BFA from DePaul University, Ora brings those design skills into how she thinks about theatrical makeup.
For over Thirty years, Richard Jarvie has been a Chiago-based wigmaker and makeup artist. He worked with The Lyric Opera of Chiago for twenty eight years; elevn of those years, Mr. Jarvie served as the Wig Master and Makeup Designer for The Lyric Opera. Other work includes, but is not limited to, The Stratford Sharkespeare Fextival, The Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, The Court Theatre, Drury Lane Oak Brook, The Atlanta Opera, and several productions for Northwestern University.