Make Up Studio with Dina Giaccio    



Dina Giaccio

P.O. Box 59, Port Noarlunga, S.A. 5167

Qualified freelance Makeup Artist/Hair Stylist, over 20 years experience in Makeup application.

Focused, creative, organized with demonstrated strengths in people, teaching and working in a team environment.

Specializing in all areas of makeup including the South Australian Opera, Adelaide Festival Theatre, and Six Foot Something Theatre Productions, Wig Dressing, Airbrush Makeup, Photographic and Lecturer.

Personalized one-on-one teaching of makeup, covering all areas day to night and colour imaging.

Education Certificates

  • Nail Technician/Pedicures certificate (Heather Langton, Academy of Beauty Therapy, 1993)
  • Grace Cosmetics (Skin Care, Make-up, and Teaching 1988 to 1993)
  • 3 Day Make-up Course - Bill Peacock (1994)
  • Media Make-up Certificate 4 (2002, also Teaching at the school)
  • Lecturer at Media Makeup 2002 - current
  • Small Business Management (1999/2000, TAFE O'Halloran Hill Campus)
  • Category 1V Workplace Trainer & Assessment (2002 Training for Learning Company, Catherine Logue)
  • Qualified Hairdressing certificate - Shermans Hairdressing Academy (February 2006)
  • Certificate in Training and Assessment TAA40104 (Training for Learning Company, December 2008)
  • Advance diploma in Special Effects - Media Makeup 2010
  • Certificate 4 Beauty Therapy 2011
  • Diploma - Hairdressing and Salon Management 2011
  • Diploma of Training Design and Development 2013
  • Diploma of Vocational Education and Training 2013

Business Experience

Freelance Make-up Artist/Hair Stylist - Adelaide S.A.

All areas of Makeup:-
Lecturer, Theatre, Wig Dressing, Styling, Advertising, Television Commercials, Models Portfolios, Melbourne Fashion Week, Weddings, Airbrush Makeup, Advanced Makeup Workshops, Personal Workshops.

S.A. Opera, Opera's include:-
Writing to Vermier - Wigs/Make-up
Cosi Fan Tutti - Wigs/Make-up
Andrea Schenier - Wigs/Makeup
Sweany Todd - Wigs/Makeup
Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliachi Wigs/Make-up
Dead Man Walking - Stenciling and application of Tattoos/Hair styling/makeup
The Ring - Wigs/Makeup, including researching make-up in Sydney
La Bohem - Wigs/makeup
La Traviatta - Wigs/makeup

Australian Ballet
Romeo and Juliet - Adelaide season - wigs/makeup
Swan Lake - Adelaide season 2013

Adelaide Festival Theatre
Mamma Mia - Hair Styling
Mikado - Wigs/Makeup
Dusty, the original pop Diva - Wigs
The Boy from Oz - Wigs
Pirates of Penzance - January 2007 - Wigs & Makeup
Jersey Boys - Wigs
Christmas Proms 2013

Feast Festival
Yana Alana & The Paraná's - body art 2013

David Lampard, Director Designer/Production design
Multiple Sclerosis Society - "Into The Woods" 2005
Gilbert and Sullivan Production - "Iolanthe"
Gilbert & Sullivan Society - Jesus Christ Super Star, makeup design & special effects 2010

Hills Production Company
Cabaret - makeup design 2007

Melbourne Fashion Festival - 2004
Parades include;-
Government House - Opening Party
New Designer Award
Remake/Remix - Regent Theatre
Six & Yoshiki - Regent Theatre
Hishinuma - Regent Theatre
Autore South Sea Pearls - The Moet Chandon Fashion Ball
Dolly Show

Melbourne Fashion Week 2005
Parades include;-
Pacific Brands
Finale Ball - Fashion Festival Office

Melbourne Fashion Week 2006
New Designer Awards
Alana Hill Runway Shows
Flemington Lunch Fashion Shows

Melbourne Beauty Expo - February 2005

Commercial work
Jarvis Toyota
Designer Direct
Pro Fix
Aussie Homeloans




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