Ellen has been teaching theatrical and character makeup for the last 10 years at a performing arts school. While there, she has designed the makeup’s for over 30 theatrical productions and instructed over 800 students,
Before teaching she worked for 16 years as a makeup artist for over 50 production companies doing movies, commercials, music videos and also for the Miami City Ballet, Florida Grand Opera, the Gold Coast Opera and several cosmetic companies. Ellen has taught at FABAIC, FPBA and Living Canvas conventions. She has also placed as a finalist in the FABAIC competitions for 5 years and won numerous awards, including 1st place at the 2008 FPBA convention. Ellen’s work has been featured in “Illusion Magazine”.