Makeup With Lisa Ponce de Leon
One of the most valuable skills a performer can acquire is the ability to change their appearance on the stage. Come learn from MVT’s master Hair and Makeup Designer, Lisa Ponce de Leon.
Lisa has been doing makeup and hair design for more than a decade. She is a multiple Po‘okela award recipient for her work on MVT’s The Rocky Horror Show 2019, Clybourne Park, Bloody Murder, The Addams Family, Harold and Maude, Peter and the Starcatcher, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Rock Of Ages. At Paliku Theatre at Windward College, she designed The Wiz, Les Misérables, and 1776: The Musical, and at TAG the Actor's Group Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Lisa is a part-time clown and incorporates her award-winning face and body-painting designs at children’s parties and at “fun-raiser” events for groups such as Child Abuse Hawai‘i and Hospice Hawai‘i.
Lisa is a lecturer at Honolulu Community College where she teaches hair and makeup design.