W-02 An Introduction to Wigs & Postiche for Film, Theater & T.V


This  course is  delivered by a professional hairdresser and make-up artist who has worked on  productions  like “Game of Thrones” & “Dracula Untold” as well as  theatre, opera, film and television.  She brings with her a wealth of experience that she puts to full use in the delivery of the course.  The skills and techniques learnt provides the necessary basis for employment opportunities in the ever growing industry of film, theatre & television.

This course offers an insight into skills needed to gain confidence in working with wigs & hairpieces and is ideally suited for those with or without hairdressing experience and those  wanting to advance their careers.

SKU: W.01 Category:


This course is a ‘hands on’ practical application of skills in;

  • Etiquette, Code of Conduct, Health & Safety on set / behind scenes
  • Different  Types, Shapes & Sizes of Wigs Postiche
  • How to choose the right Wig
  • Measuring
  • Blocking
  • Preparation for wig fitting includes wrapping, pin clipping, braiding, banding & sewing
  • Fitting of wigs 
  • Making a Template
  • Maintenance of wigs and postiche during performances
  • Removal, cleaning and storing of wigs and postiche
  • Relevant Equipment, Tools & Products needed to build up your Kit


  • All wigs, hair pieces, tools and products are provided.
  • All courses start at 9.30am and finish at 5pm Sunday & Monday.
  • All course fees are inclusive of VAT.
  • You will be provided with all products & equipment needed for each course.
  • Each student will receive an officially stamped certificate on completion of course.
  • All courses can be tailored to your requirement.
  • The number of students will be 6 per course, as this will enable the course tutor to spend more time individually with each student.
  • We will discuss your possible career options during the course/s.


Duration: 2 Days

Dates:    SUNDAY  15th  MONDAY 16th MARCH 2020

Time: 9:30 – 5pm

129 High St
Holywood. Co. Down
Northern Ireland   BT18 9LG