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Introduction to Hair Knotting VIRTUAL with Prudence Olenik

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm MDT

| $75

This extensive new workshop will explore the world of professional hair knotting. Hair knotting is the art of adding real and artificial hair onto lace. These pieces can be used to build a wig, add hair to an existing wig, build facial hair pieces and so much more!

Prudence is an award winning makeup artist that has worked in the film and TV industry for over 40 years. She has extensive experience working as a head of Makeup in many films including CAUTION MAY CONTAIN NUTS, BLACKSTONE, FEAR ITSELF, FREEZER BURN, PATIENCES, THE ASSASSINATIONION OF JESSE JAMES and so much more. Prudence is excited to share her specialty of hair knotting with you!

This hands-on workshop will cover:

  • Explore different types of hair to use for knotting
  • Learn about preparing your lace: adding to a wig or making a hair piece
  • Learn the art of professional knotting hair onto lace
  • Discuss how to create realistic character designs
  • Learn how to apply and remove hair pieces on a model
  • Caring for your tools, materials and hair pieces

All skill levels are welcome. Students must bring a ventilating needle/hook and holder (can be purchased at Theatre Garage) and a fine toothed comb. Students will be supplied with lace and hair. This workshop is 3 hours and costs $75.

Be sure to book early! Our workshops are taught in small groups. Each workshop has a minimum amount of students needed. If workshop does not meet that minimum by 72 hours before scheduled start the workshop will be cancelled or rescheduled. For all our polices please visit https://www.theatregarage.ca/

How does virtual workshops work?

Once you have selected which workshop you will like to attend be sure to check all the terms and conditions BEFORE booking.


You can book workshops in-person at the store, over the phone with an etranfer or online with PayPal.

Supplies and kits

After you have booked your workshop you will receive an email (can take up to 48 hrs) detailing what tools and supplies you will need for the workshop. Some workshops will need a specific kit supplied from Theatre Garage. These kits can be picked one week before the scheduled workshop during regular shop hours or shipped for $15 (please give 5 business days for shipping before workshop date).

Day of workshop

The day of the workshop you will receive a link to the workshop via ZOOM.

Be sure to have all your supplies ready for the workshop. Please note only the paid student can participate in the workshop.

You will receive 10% discount coupon code for Theatre Garage and The Costume Shoppe! This coupon is valid from the workshop day for 7 days. It can be used instore or online for one use each. Please check terms and conditions for each store.


October 18
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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