Cirque du Soleil’s Make-up Artist Reveals Techniques

Cirque du Soleil has gained a respectable reputation for the level of talent, artistry and magic within their shows. Now is your chance to go behind the scenes. Come learn from Cirque du Soleil’s key make-up artist, Maryse Gosselin, as she demonstrates the ins and outs of theatrical make-up techniques. This demonstration will cover everything from make-up concepts for acrobats to how lighting can affect application.

Gosselin is a highly seasoned make-up professional who has collaborated on more than 14 creations since joining Cirque du Soleil in 2003. One of her most highly acclaimed being Toruk – The First Flight, based on James Cameron’s Avatar. She has worked with Cirque on land and on sea, and truly holds the secrets to creating the magic that you see onstage.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity! This Make-Up Artist magazine sponsored demonstration will take place on the IMATS Stage from 4 to 5 p.m.

Buy your IMATS tickets here. 

For more on the make-ups in Cirque du Soleil, order Issue 114 here.