Paul Gooch

Visiting Tutor

Bafta-winning makeup and hair designer Paul Gooch won a Bafta for Alice in Wonderland in 2010. Having originally trained at the BBC, Paul is an amazing and accomplished artist with over thirty years’ experience with an excellent eye for detail. He is patient and collaborative, which is why many celebrity actors have personally requested him as their makeup artist.

Paul currently works for director Tim Burton.

Makeup Artist credits include: Assassins Creed, Miss Peregrine?s Home for Peculiar Children, Into the Woods, Les Miserables, John Carter, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and The King?s Speech.

Find out more about Paul Gooch on IMDb.


Carol Robinson

Resident Tutor for Wigs and Facial Hair

Carol is a wig maker extraordinaire, making wigs for Cher, Paul Bettany and Geoffrey Rush (to name but a few!)

Her wig work is exceptionally realistic and her skills highly sought after.

Carol is also an extremely talented BBC-trained Makeup Artist with over 30 years’ experience in the industry.

Credits include: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlotte Gray and Creation.

Find out more about Carol Robinson on IMDb.


Andrew Whiteoak

Visiting Tutor

Andrew has had an illustrious theatre career for over 19 years, having spent much of that time at Birmingham Rep as Head of Makeup and Wigs. He designed and created wigs, hair and makeup for hundreds of productions, including Cabaret, The Wizard of Oz, A Christmas Carol, East is East, The Witches, Noises Off, Of Mice and Men, Little Shop of Horrors, The Crucible and Peter Pan.

Since embarking on a solo career in 2015, Andrew has done wig and hair work for the Disney live-action movie, Beauty and the Beast, as well as being involved in the final season of Downton Abbey.

Andrew is a certified State Registered Senior Hairdresser and committee member of the National Association of Screen Make-up Artists and Hairdressers.

Find out more on Andrew Whiteoak’s website.


Janita Doyle

Visiting Tutor

Janita is a Television Makeup and Hair Designer with a prolific track record in TV production. Based in Manchester, the epicenter of television production, Janita has an excellent reputation and works constantly.

Having trained at the BBC, she now specialises in airbrushing as part of her professional makeup application for HD productions.

Her recent TV work includes Boy Meets Girl (2015), Coronation Street (2015), Banana (2014) and Remember Me (2014).

Find out more about Janita Doyle on IMDb.


Katy Bird

Visiting Tutor

Katy is an award-winning makeup artist who has worked on countless advertising and commercial shoots. Her wide experience ranges from fashion, television and bridal makeup to editorial and commercial work.

Her passion for artistry runs deep, and having a natural talent for painting, Katy has the ability to see the face as a canvas to create a range of looks that vary from the adventurous and breathtaking to the simplistic and flawless. Whatever she undertakes ? whether it’s London Fashion Week, a wedding or even drag racing ? you can be sure it will receive her incredible eye for detail.

Find out more on Katy Bird’s website