The Course of Studies in Wigs, Make-up and Special Make-up Effects for Stage and Screen
Start of studies always in the winter semester
The deadline for submission of portfolios (B.A. application deadline) is February 19, 2024.
Appointments for Portfolio Guidance
The portfolio guidance advice is provided digitally (zoom) after registration at the following e-mail address (firstname.lastname@example.org). The date arrangement takes place individually.
Application Deadline: Feb. 19, 2024
Exhibition June 2018
Exhibition in Potsdam Golm
Exhibition, 10-12 March 2017
Dada Reloaded - Making-of of a Photo Shooting
Trailers & Videos
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The intensive course of studies in Wigs, Make-up and Special Make-up Effects for Stage and Screen comprises a Bachelor's and a Master's degree course:
- Bachelor’s degree course: six semesters and 210 ECTS credit points
- Master’s degree course: three semesters and 90 ECTS credit points
By means of dovetailing the two courses in the sixth semester, the Bachelor's and Master's degree courses can be completed in a total of eight semesters, i.e. four years.
The course in Wigs, Make-up and Special Make-up Effects for Stage and Screen is part of the cooperation between the Theaterakademie August Everding and the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München.
Other Partners are:
- Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen
- Bayreuther Festspiele/ BF Medien
- Glyptothek München
- London College of Fashion/ Make-up and Prosthetics for Performance School of Media and Communication
- Bayerische Staatstheater
- Münchner Kammerspiele
- Bayerischer Rundfunk
- Tellux Film GmbH
- ENOA (European Network of Opera Academies)
- Festival d´Aix-en-Provence
Statement by the director of studies
This course in Wigs, Make-up and Special Make-up Effects for Stage and Screen prepares students across a wide technical, stylistic and aesthetic spectrum for the multi-faceted profession of the wig-maker/make-up artist. The course concept focuses on developing both practical, artistic skills and theoretical, analytical skills. Thus, the Bachelor’s degree course in Wigs, Make-up and Special Make-up Effects for Stage and Screen leads to an initial vocational qualification, preparing graduates for this wide-ranging vocational area. This in-depth course facilitates students' entry to the profession; our graduates have an excellent placement rate in Germany and abroad.
The focus of the Master's degree course is placed more strongly on broadening and further developing students' creative personality. It succeeds in including their make-up creations as an independent achievement within the overall context of a production.
The introduction of a Master's degree course is to be seen as an innovation in the field of Wigs, Make-up and Special Make-up Effects for Stage and Screen and is a unique selling point of the Academy within the German and European higher education system.