Local 706 - The Artisan

Spring 2020

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THE ARTISAN SPRING 2020 • 29 B Y E R Y N K R U E G E R M E K A S H DEPARTMENT HEAD MAKE-UP AND PRODUCER Photos by Saeed Adyani/Netflix, except as noted B Y M I C H E L L E C E G L I A DEPARTMENT HEAD HAIR MAKE-UP IN THE 'LIPSTICK ERA' ROLLER SETTING AND PIN CURLING OUR WAY TO HAIR GLAMOUR HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD RYAN MURPHY'S RYAN MURPHY'S RYAN MURPHY'S A PRECISE EXECUTION OF GLAMOUR: WE HAD JUST come off of Ratched, which was based on the young Mildred Ratched of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest in 1947. The boss, Ryan Murphy, contacted me while I was in Atlanta on Ron Howard's Hillbilly Elegy to give me the scoop on his newest project to get the green light and start in the fall; Hollywood. Hurray! Based on several biographies of tamped-down celebrity lives involving interracial, gay and lesbian couplings, as well as women working in Tinseltown, Hollywood would be unearthing many known facts about actors, actresses, directors, produc- ers, and crew members. I'VE HAD THE PLEASURE of working within the Ryan Murphy family for nearly 10 years and feel lucky to be work- ing among some of the best humans in the industry. When I received a call with the news Ryan wanted me for Hollywood, I was working on the set of American Horror Story: 1984 while prepping wigs for reshoots for another of Ryan's shows, Ratched. It was a chaotic moment on a dark stage with rollers, scissors and end papers everywhere. I remember being thrilled and grateful for what was ahead and laughing at the insanity of everything happening in that moment. Hollywood had an ensemble cast of about 20 actors, but a Continued on page 30 Continued on page 31 Photo courtesy of Eryn Krueger Mekash)

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