Resume

Dina with Lorraine from the Sound of Music production

Dina Giaccio
P.O. Box 59
Port Noarlunga S. A. 5156

Mobile: 0418 806 651
Email: dinagiaccio@bigpond.com
Fax: (08) 8386 0569

Summary

Qualified freelance makeup artist/hair stylist with over 28 years experience.

www.makeupstudio.com.au

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 Theater and Six Foot Something Theatre Productions, wig dressing, airbrush makeup, photographic makeup and lecturer.

Personalized one-on-one teaching makeup and skin care, covering all areas day to evening.

Education certificates

  • Nail technician/pedicures certificate – Heather Langton Academy of Beauty Therapy, 1993
  • Grace Cosmetics – skin care, makeup and teaching, 1988 to current
  • Media Makeup Certificate 4 – 2002
  • Trainer at Media Makeup – 2002 to current
  • Small Business Management – 2002
  • Category 4 Workplace Trainer & Assessment – Training for Learning Company, 2002 
  • Hairdressing Certificate 3 – Sherman’s Hairdressing Academy, 2006
  • Certificate in Training and Assessment TAA40104 – Training for Learning Company, 2008
  • Advance Diploma in Special Effects – Media Makeup Academy, 2010
  • Certificate 4 in Beauty Therapy – 2011
  • Diploma in 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 and Hair Stylist

All areas of makeup

Lecturer, theatre, wig dressing, styling, advertising, television commercials, models portfolios, fashion week, weddings, airbrush makeup, advanced makeup workshops and personal workshops.

S.A. Opera

  • Writing to Vermier – wigs and makeup
  • Cosi Fan Tutti – wigs and makeup
  • Andres Schenier – wigs and makeup
  • Sweany Todd – wigs and makeup
  • Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliachi – wigs and makeup
  • Dead Man Walking – tattoos, hair styling and makeup
  • The Ring – wigs and makeup
  • La Bohem – wigs and makeup
  • La Traviatta – wigs and makeup

  • ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE

    Boy from Oz – working with Hugh Jackman
    PINK Beautiful Trauma concerts- Adelaide shows – wardrobe, alterations and mending Pink’s costumes – 2018

Australian Ballet

  • Romeo and Juliet – Adelaide Season 2012, wigs and makeup
  • Swan Lake – Adelaide Season 2013, wig maintenance
  • Cinderella – Adelaide Season 2015, wig maintenance
  • Nijinski – Adelaide Season 2016, makeup
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Melbourne and Sydney Seasons 2017
  • Adelaide Ballet Gala, 2017
  • Sleeping Beauty, Adelaide Season 2018

Adelaide Festival Theatre Musicals

  • Mamma Mia – hair styling
  • Mikado – wigs and makeup
  • Dusty, the original pop Diva – wigs
  • The Boy from Oz – wigs
  • Pirates of Penzance – 2007, wigs and makeup
  • Jersey Boys – 2013, wigs
  • Christmas prom – 2013, hair styling and makeup
  • Grease – 2015, wigs
  • Adelaide Cabaret Festival – 2015 and 2016
  • Sound of Music – 2016, hair styling for the children
  • Singing in The Rain, Adelaide Season 2017
  • Soal Opera, Adelaide Festival 2017
  • Dusty,  The Production company, Adelaide Season 2017
  • My Fair Lady, Opera Australia Melbourne Season 2017
  • Rocky Horror Show, Adelaide Season 2018
  • Hamlet, Opera Adelaide Festival 2018
  • Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2018
  • Pricilla – Adelaide season – 2018

Feast festival

  • Yana Alana & The Parana’s – 2013, body art

David Lampart, Director Designer/Production Design

  • Multiple Sclerosis Society – Into The Woods – 2005
  • Gilbert and Sullivan Production – Iolanthe
  • Gilbert & Sullivan Society – Jesus Christ Super Star, 2010, makeup design and special effects

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
  • Dolly
  • Cosmopolitan
  • 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
  • Dreamland
  • Aussie Home loans

Referee’s

Drew-Elizabeth Johnston
Head of Departments for Musicals
Wig designer, dresser and makeup artist
Phone: 0404 248 402

David Jennings
Head of Departments for Musicals
Wig designer, dresser and makeup artist
Phone: 0413 928 518

Jana Davis
Head of Department for Musicals and State Theatre Company
Wig maker, wig dresser and makeup artist
Phone: 0413 858 404