johnbrown by Dean Moss at the Kitchen

In May I was thrilled to work with Dean Moss and company on a video of a short scripted text written by playwright Thomas Bradshaw that was included in the new work: johnbrown.  johnbrown premiered at the Kitchen in October.  

Directed and produced by Dean Moss/Gametophyte, Inc. from a commissioned original text by Thomas Bradshaw, it features (in order of appearance): Pete Simpson as John Brown; Okwui Okpokwasili as Frederick Douglass; Aaron Hodges as Watson (JB's son), and Tymberly Canale as Helen Pitts (FD's second wife). The custom created wigs and hair pieces were designed and constructed by Amanda Miller.

Enter Autumn

It was a busy summer in the wigshop offering support with custom wig and facial hair rentals and sales to the fab hair/makeup teams on locally made TV series like ELEMENTARY, GIRLS, THE GOOD WIFE, and new series' UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT for NBC and CRIME for HBO. 

I also did design work on a couple films #MADEINNY.  Watch for future posts as the films are released in the next year.

Well Deserved EMMY Award Ms. Margulies!!!

Couldn't be more thrilled for the wonderfully cool Juliana Margulies on her EMMY Award Win for her work on THE GOOD WIFE.  I love working with the hair and makeup team on this Made in NY series.

  Julianna Margulies’s new Emmy for “The Good Wife.”   Credit Jordan Strauss/Invision, via Associated Press

Julianna Margulies’s new Emmy for “The Good Wife.”CreditJordan Strauss/Invision, via Associated Press

A Visit to the Wigmaker

Freelance writer Katie Calautti approached me via email at the start of the year about an article she wanted to write for Vanity Fair.  We found a time for her to come by the wigshop for a visit.  What a great time!  

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I'm thrilled to share the full article that went *live* at just today!

Posted on January 15, 2014 .

Hilton Als

"the young ruler's a la dauphine hairdo resembles a child's efforts to make a two-tiered cake stand up straight"

Read Hilton Als full review of David Adjmi's MARIE ANTIONETTE 

Marin Ireland as Marie Antoinette photographed for The New Yorker by Erik Madigan Heck with custom wig design and makeup by Amanda Miller.

Posted on November 13, 2013 .