CHRISTINE CONLEY    christine@pennylanechicago.com

Education

- BFA in Costume Design, The Theatre School at DePaul University. 2007.

- License in Cosmetology, Pivot Point, Melbourne, Australia. 2010.

- Internship with Tom Watson, Wicked, New York. 2007.

- Balayage technique training with Candy Shaw, 2012.

- Dry cutting technique training with Mike Karg, 2015.

- Wigs and Hair Chicago with Nan Zabriskie and Rick Jarvie, 2006.

- Devacurl Inspired Stylist, 2012.

Wig and Makeup Designer

  • Worked with Costume Designer to create a cohesive look for the characters onstage

  • Styled and/or created all wigs and hairpieces for productions

  • Taught actors any major makeup looks and conveyed the design goal to each actor

Steppenwolf Theatre Company- resident designer since 2012

   Notable shows: Mary Page Marlowe, East of Eden, Russian Transport, Head of Passes

Lookingglass Theatre Company- since 2013

   Notable shows: Alice in Wonderland, The Little Prince, In the Garden, Cascabel

Northlight Theatre Company- since 2013

   Notable shows: Detroit '67, Mousetrap, Whipping Man

The Paramount Theatre- since 2012

   Notable shows: Annie, Fiddler on the Roof, 42nd Street, Tommy

Chicago Opera Theatre- resident designer since 2013

   Notable shows: LaVoix/ Gianni Schicchi, Joan of Arc, Queenie Pie

Show Hairstylist

  • Executed any needed cuts and colors for actors

  • Maintained actor’s cut and colors for duration of run

The Goodman Theatre- since 2014

   Notable shows: Brigadoon, Stop.Reset, Rapture Blister Burn.

Chicago Shakespeare Theatre- 2007-2008

   Notable shows: Cymbeline

Cirque du Soleil- 2011

   Notable shows: Viva Elvis

I have several different references depending on what you are looking for, please contact me for information.

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