Renowned industry wigs and hair specialist Andrew Whiteoak hasn’t missed a year on the Main Stage yet and we’re thrilled to have him back this year! Andrew will be creating wigs for the main prosthetic application demo with Neill Gorton and Rob Mayor.
He has worked in theatre, TV and feature film as a wigmaker, hair and makeup artist for over 22 years, having forged his skills at The Birmingham REP Theatre before embarking on a freelance career. This has enabled him to work on a variety of projects such as ‘Houdini and Doyle’, the final season of ‘Downton Abbey’, ‘The Exorcist’, ‘Young Frankenstein’ and David Walliams’ ‘Awful Auntie’ stage shows and the opening of ‘This House’ at the Garrick Theatre in London’s West End. His hair work can also be seen in Disney film ‘Beauty and the Beast’ for which he was part of the creature FX department. A keen educator, Andrew also teaches at various training establishments as well as demonstrating a many major trade shows and events.