Theatrical Makeup

Theatrical makeup

Part One
The theater is an art whose origins go back to ancient hunting game and massive popular rites. Theatrical spectacle had long been known in the ancient East, in India, China, Indonesia, Japan. Particularly famous for the ancient Greek theater with its rich tradition of stage technique and diverse repertoire. In ancient Greek theater actors initially used a mask. However, the masks though skillfully executed could not pass all the fullness of feeling, the depth of emotion and power of feelings actors.theatrical makeup
Over time using the masks, the actors are refused, they were replaced by theatrical makeup. Depending on the era technique of it has changed and improved. The word “makeup” comes from French and literally translates as funny old man. Under the makeup refers to the art of changing the exterior of the actor to create a certain image, which depends primarily on the nature, prescribed in the play from the director’s concept, the concept of the show and even the style of the stage sets and costumes.
Also under the special makeup meant greasepaint and other supplies. In the state of theater makeup as needed as a director or actor. That conjures up artist over those actors before a performance helping to create the desired image. Through skillfully imposed theatrical makeup can change the shape of the face wear an actor or vice versa to make it younger, emphasize character traits of the hero plays. Some actors ta a greasepaint themselves. In order to successfully make up, the actor must not only know well his own face, but given the nature of the character, whose image he will bring to the stage.
Scenic method of applying theatrical makeup involves the use of only greasepaint colors. This means that additional overlays and labels are not used and to simulate the volume, the folds of skin and fine lines are drawn directly on the skin of a person with special inks. Thus, the makeup call themselves paint used to create the image. It is no coincidence there are expressions like “put makeup”, “to remove makeup.” The wig is a necessary part of theatrical makeup. Wigs along with makeup used for imaging.
This important element can be defined an era during which the action unfolds the play to emphasize the social situation of the hero, to indicate its age. For more serious changes in face of the actor men use extra stickers – mustaches, beards, sideburns.

Theatrical Makeup Part Two

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