Rosemarie Swinfield is a lecturer, make-up designer and author with an international reputation. After many years working in film, commercials, photography and theatre she has also used her extensive knowledge of period productions to develop a unique series of illustrated talks and lectures on the fashions, make-up, style and etiquette of European high society in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Rosemarie’s lecturing work has taken her to the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia and nationwide in the United Kingdom.

Rosemarie’s current lectures came out of the work that she has done at LAMDA on period productions. In 2015 Rodney Cottier, Head of Drama asked her to development a series of lectures to support students working on the plays of 17th Century Spain, England and 18th Century France.

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Rosemarie has worked in theatre for many years both for professional productions and as make-up tutor to several generations of actors at both RADA …

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During her long career Rosemarie has worked for many major organisations and companies including The National Trust, the Lord’s Mayor’s Show, the BBC …

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Rosemarie has worked extensively in make-up for photography and films and has done over 300 commercials and many corporate projects. Among many …

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