She said: “I got the job by knocking on the stage door. This led to a week’s work experience and then a permanent job.
“My time at AUB really helped improve my hair and make-up skills, as well as developing skills I didn’t have – such as cutting hair. This is required on a regular basis at the RSC, and was therefore vital to learn.
The opportunities I had at AUB allowed me to feel confident undertaking any task that was thrown my way once I was out in the world of work.”
Sandra Smith, Head of Wigs and Make-up at the RSC, had some great feedback about Kate: “she’s such a fab girl – you just know when you meet someone how enthusiastic, honest and capable they are going to be. Kate ticked all the boxes.”
The employment record for the BA (Hons) Make-Up for Media and Performance course last academic year was 100%.