Media Wigs, Hair & Make-Up

As the Film Industry in Northern Ireland continues to grow at a vast rate with the Titanic Studios in Belfast accommodating major productions like Game of Thrones and Dracula Untold, new film studios on the shores of Belfast Lough has just been completed and is home to Warner Horizon’s Krypton , the prequel to Superman. Patricia sees an opportunity to encourage people to get into this very exciting career in Media Wigs, Hair & Make-up.

About Patricia Strong

Patricia began her career in the Hairdressing Industry in the late 1960’s at the age 13 and successfully completed a five-year apprenticeship in all aspects of Hairdressing including Wig Making and Wig Design.


She opened her own business at the young age of 18 and her business quickly grew to three salons within a five-year period. With her expertise in Wigs & Postiche Patricia expanded her business into helping clients suffering from hair loss caused by chemotherapy, alopecia or age related.


Due to her skills and knowledge of Wigs and Postiche Patricia diversified her business into Theatre, Supplying, Fitting and Maintaining Wigs & Postiche for Opera, Ballet and Musicals, working with companies like The Royal Ballet Company, Covent Garden, London, The Really Useful Company London & Castleward Opera where she was resident Wig & Make-up Mistress for 5 years.


This diversification allowed Patricia to export her business into the Film Industry in ROI. Her experience and expertise in this field provided the business opportunity to secure contracts within Ardmore Studios R.O.I. and more recently HBO’s Game of Thrones.


As the NI Film Industry has developed the business has secured additional contracts on other productions such as Dracula Untold, The Journey, Lost City of Z and most recently with Warner Bros on the production of Krypton which is being Filmed at Belfast Harbour Studios

Due to the growing demand of Patricia Strong Academy Courses, Patricia will be moving to new bespoke premises in Dargan Cresent in the Harbour Estaste across the road from Belfast Harbour Studios.

Belfast Harbour Studios