Kelsey Husch – Director of Hair and Makeup
Kelsey Contois-Husch, is best described as detail orientated, creative, and a Halloween junky. In her professional life, she is Makeup Artist and Wig Maker from Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Kelsey graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2008 from the Wig and Makeup Design undergrad program. After graduation, she was offered a job working for Cirque Du Soleil's – KÀ. Kelsey has been with Circus Couture since its creation and has had the opportunity to wear many hats. This year marks her 6th year as the Director of Hair and Makeup/ Designer. Other hats include: Merchandising Coordinator (2013), Costume Designer (2012), and a St. Baldricks shavee (2010). Kelsey (being from the “Volunteer State”) loves to help others and help within her community. In her spare time, she accepts hair donations to create wigs for children or adults who have lost their hair due to cancer. For more information on wig applications or hair donations please view her personal website at www.lippsstix.com.
Kelsey and Meghann are in the process of opening their own makeup and wig design school here in Las Vegas called the Academy of Makeup and Wig Design. www.academymwd.com