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Through the leadership of highly regarded professionals in the world of hair, makeup and wardrobe for film and theatre, the PAL Canada  "Hair, Makeup, Wardrobe!" masterclass, will provide participants with information about the fascinating job of making stars look their very best:


  • What a Hair stylist does
  • What a Makeup artist does
  • What a Wardrobe designer does
  • How does one become a Hairstylist, Makeup Artist, or Wardrobe Designer
  • Where can one learn these skills

Fina Khan. is a licensed Hairstylist, Wig Maker, Makeup Artist, Teacher, Mentor. A proud Mother of 6 sons, Grandmother of 6 and great grandmother of 2 and a proud member of Iatse 822 Theatre Local for 35 years and Iatse 873 Film Union for 25 years. I started my Career in my native country of Trinidad in 1960 and got involved in Amateur Theatre, Fashion Shows, Queen shows. I moved to Canada in 1975 and continued to be involved in Amateur Theatre in St Catharines with Garden City Productions, and was fortunate to Join The Shaw Festival Theatre in Niagara on the Lake where I was introduced to Wig making and the fundamentals of working with wigs, and headed the Court House Theatre which was a great asset that allowed me to peddle my skills and tools to various Theatrical Productions in Toronto. Canadian Opera Company, National Ballet of Canada, University of Toronto Opera Division, Opera Hamilton. Young Peoples Theatre, Charlottetown Festival, Banff Centre of Fine Arts, Art Park in Lewiston N.Y. and several others ending up heading Mirvish Productions working at The Royal Alexander Theatre, Opened The Princess of Wales Theatre with Miss Saigon, Beauty and the Beast Musical, The Kink in my Hair. In 1986 I received the Prestigious Pauline Mc Gibbon Award for outstanding Production Craftperson and took off to England to study The Art of Making Wigs, and Germany to study Prostetics. The motivation that guides me is to continue to learn new things in every area of my life and make a difference in peoples life. I teach the Art of Hairstyling and the fundamentals of creating Contemporary, Updos, Vintage Hairstyles for all texture of hair and working with Human hair lace wigs and Synthetic hair and all manner of false hair, and the skills and Protocols necessary for working in the Film Industry for Iatse 873 Film Union. I love what I do as its creative and rewarding on many levels, being passionate and creative about your craft doing research using your hands, fingers and mind and being open to follow direction you will always be able to put food on the table and have fun.


Jordan Samuel has been a renowned Makeup artist in the the Motion Picture and Television industry for 35 years. His lifelong passion for designing and creating looks for characters has gained him recognition, nominations and awards industry wide. That passion naturally led to 20 years of teaching and mentoring others that shared a keen interest in Makeup artistry. Far from a stranger to shoots that require a high degree of difficulty, Samuel’s has worked on mega blockbusters like Pacific Rim, Total Recall and The Incredible Hulk, as well as garnering awards and nominations for his work on the musicals Hairspray, Chicago, and nabbing an Emmy for his work on 2011’s miniseries The Kennedys. 

Heather Crepp - Costume Designer, assistant costume designer, stylist. Has worked in film and television for over 20 years within the costume department. Most recent projects being “Umbrella Academy”, “Locke and Key” , Guillermo del Toro “Nightmare Alley” and  Netflix’s “Cabinet of Curiosities”. Don Cheadle’s “The Big Cigar” and now currently working on an Amazon/Paramount series called “Cross”.
List of credits:
Guillermo Del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities
Nightmare Alley
Locke & Key
Ready or Not
Heroes Reborn
Saving Hope
Rookie Blue
Little Mosque
How to Be Indie
Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid
Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween
Degrassi: The Next Generation
Instant Star
Queer as Folk
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
Verdict in Blood
A Killing Spring
Loves Music, Loves to Dance
Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble