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Level Two Working with Wigs by Chelsea Kerr

January 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm MST


Now that you have the basic wig work under your belt lets expand your knowledge on styling and shaping! Rather than simply ‘shake and go’ out of the bag, let’s customize that wig to complete the perfect look for yourself and/or your client. There are many different methods to achieving the style you need, this workshop will explore Chelsea’s favorite methods.

Chelsea is a professional stylist in Edmonton and wig technician working theatre and film. Chelsea’s specialty is building and styling for her Drag King and Queen clients.

In this workshop Chelsea will demonstrate her techniques.  There will be some hands-on work as well for each student. This workshop will cover:

  • Using steam rather than heat to shape a wig
  • Learn how to do professional roller sets
  • Creating extreme volume using rats and teasing methods
  • Practice creating different textures and braids
  • How to build anime looks that last (spiking and firm styles)
  • Learn to block lace, cut and shape
  • Learn how to cut bangs and general clean-up of hair/wigs

All skill levels are welcome. We do prefer if you have taken Intro to Working with Wigs or Wig Hacks workshop before taking this workshop. Students are asked to bring a notebook and pen. Theatre Garage offers a 10% discount to any wig or wig supply the day of workshop. This workshop is $45 and is 2.5 hours.

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/

Due to the nature of our workshops and for the safety of our instructors and students, to attend in-person each student must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.

We will offer a virtual option for our workshops for those you cannot comply with our safety protocol.

Our workshop room is a separate room from the retail side. We disinfect and clean daily. We will have hand sanitizer available.

We have to follow the current mask mandate.

Please inform us on your comfort levels and we will try to accommodate each student.

In-person workshops are for 14 years and older only.

No refunds after booking.


January 16
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm MST
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Theatre Garage
3711-98 St
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5N2 Canada
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