The Confident Craftswoman

Lisa Mulcahy

Makeup Artist and Wig Specialist Tara Cooper
Tara Cooper has always believed in herself as an artist, and it’s carried her far. The Texas-based makeup artist and wig specialist’s credits are highly diverse, and her collaborators impressive. She is also an adjunct faculty member at St. Edwards University. Cooper has worked at scores of respected regional theatres, including Austin Shakespeare, The Vortex, TexARTS, the Palindrome Theatre, and the Zach Scott Theatre. Her show credits include Book of Grace, Metamorphoses, The Way of the World, One Night with Janis, Antigone, Carousel, Tuesdays with Morrie, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? On the Verge, The Crucible, Peer Gynt, Tartuffe, Cloud 9, City of Angels, On the Town, Measure for Measure and Romeo and Juliet. She’s also worked on local crews for touring productions like The Lion King, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Mamma Mia!, and Wicked.

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