• THE LITTLE MERMAID COSTUME/HAIR/MAKEUP GUIDE

     

    Students will need to provide:  As this show, like so many, may have some very quick costume changes, we would like all students to wear the following:

    • All male characters:  White Compression Shorts and a plain white undershirt.

    • All female characters:  A nude leotard or biketard.



    COSTUMES:

     

    Mermaids:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Opaque your skin color tights - preferably dance tights.

    • Your skin color jazz shoes

     

    Sea Creatures:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Black Jazz shoes

    • Black knee socks

     

    Triton:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Nude jazz shoes

     

    Seagulls:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Black Jazz shoes

     

    Eels and Ursula:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Black Jazz shoes

    • Black Opaque Tights (not sure how much will show with the eels - but please get them to be on the safe side)

     

    Eric and Chefs:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Black Jazz shoes

    • Black knee socks

    • Black dress pants (loose - not slimfit)  

     

    Grimsby:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Black Jazz shoes

    • White  knee socks

     

    Princesses and Maids:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Opaque your skin color tights - preferably dance tights.

    • Black Jazz Shoes

     

    Sailors:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Black Jazz shoes

    • Black knee socks

     

    Sebastian:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Black Jazz shoes and tap shoes

    • Black knee socks and red knee socks

    • Red sweatpants 

     

    Land Creatures:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Black Jazz shoes

    • Black knee socks

     

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    HAIR:

     

    Students will need to provide their own bobby pins, wig bobby pins, hair gel, hair spray, wig caps, ponytail holders, whatever is called for - hair wise - FOR THEIR CHARACTER(S) - in this production.  Please read what we are saying is your hairstyle, then purchase what is needed to make it happen.  Hairspray must be Aqua Net and Hair Gel must be a very heavy duty one.

     

    Mermaids:

    Student will provide:

    • Wig cap

    • Bobby pins

    • Wig bobby pins

    • Ponytail holder

    You will be in a wig

     

    Land and Sea Creatures:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Bobby pins

    • Ponytail holder

    • Anything else they need to keep their hair pulled back

    You will have your hair pulled back in a low ponytail (if you have long hair) that you are wearing a hood over.

     

    Seagulls:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Wig cap

    • Bobby pins

    • Wig bobby pins

    • Ponytail holder (if you have long hair)

    You will be in a wig

     

    Princesses:

    Student will provide:

    • Wig cap

    • Bobby pins

    • Wig bobby pins

    • Ponytail holder

    You will be in a wig

     

    Triton:

    Student will provide:

    • Wig cap

    • Bobby pins

    • Wig bobby pins

    You will be in a wig

     

    Ursula:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Wig cap

    • Bobby pins

    • Wig bobby pins

    • Ponytail holder

    You will be in a wig

     

    Eels:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Wig cap

    • Bobby pins

    • Ponytail holder

    Your hair will be pulled back and under a tight hood

     

    Eric:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Hair gel or hair spray

    • Bobby pins

    You will have it styled like the photos

     

    Grimsby:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Wig cap

    • Bobby pins

    • Wig bobby pins

    You will be in a wig

     

    Chefs and Sailors:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Blonde Bobby pins for Chefs

    • Hair gel if you have bangs or hair that hangs on your forehead

    You will need to bobby pin your hat on.  Please style your hair like in the photos

     

    Maids

    Student will need to provide:

    • Blonde Bobby pins

    • Your hair color bobby pins if have bangs or hair that hangs on your forehead

    You will need to bobby pin your hat on. 

     

    Sebastian:

    Student will need to provide:

    • Bobby pins

    • Anything else they need to keep their hair pulled back

    You will have your hair pulled back when you are wearing a hood in the full size costume.

     

    Anyone who will wear a mic - you need to provide your own bobby pins that match your hair color!

     

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    MAKEUP:

     

    Students will need to provide all their own makeup.  We will have the black light makeup - and some other speciality makeup - but for sanitary reasons students must provide everything else.

     

    All students should also provide their own makeup remover!  

    All foundations should be from the approved list.

     

    Please see photos below.

     

    Mersisters:

    Half lid top black eyeliner

    Black false eyelashes or black mascara

    Coral, Peach, Wine, or Rose matte lipstick

    Eyeshadow the color of your costume (you will see later which is yours)

    Darken eyebrows a bit

    Rose or peach blush

    Foundation that matches your skin tone

     

    Princesses:

    Half lid top black eyeliner

    Black false eyelashes or black mascara

    RED matte lipstick

    Bright Eyeshadow the color of your costume (you will see later which is yours)  

    Darken eyebrows a bit

    RED blush 

    Foundation that matches your skin tone

     

    Ariel:

    Half lid top black eyeliner

    Black false eyelashes or black mascara

    Classic Ariel red matte lipstick

    No eyeshadow - but maybe an accent of purple eyeliner

    Add some red to your eyebrows

    Rose blush

    Foundation that matches your skin tone

     

    Ursula:

    Pale foundation

    Light lavender powder over foundation

    The eyeshadow look I am showing you in photos

    Bright shiny red lipstick

    Black false eyelashes or mascara

     

    Eels:

    Foundation that matches your skin tone

    Green blush

    Green matte lipstick

    Green eyeshadow - see photo

    Black Mascara or false eyelashes

    Blacken your eyebrows

    Cat eye eyeliner

     

    Sea and Land Creatures:

    Half lid top black eyeliner

    Black false eyelashes or black mascara

    Blue or Teal matte lipstick (Land wear Nude Matte lipstick)

    Blue eyeshadow as in photos  (land - no eyeshadow)

    Darken eyebrows a bit

    No blush

    Foundation that matches your skin tone

     

    Chefs, Sailors, Eric:

    Half top eyelid Brown- Black Mascara

    Brown-Black Mascara

    A shade darker than your skin tone nude matte lipstick

    No eyeshadow

    Darken eyebrows a bit

    Bronzer as blush

    Foundation that matches your skin tone

     

    Triton:

    Half lid top black-brown eyeliner

    Black-brown  mascara

    Nude matte lipstick

    Touch of gold on your lips

    No eyeshadow - unless a touch of light gold maybe

    Facial hair we give you

    Foundation that matches your skin tone

     

    Grimsby:

    Half top eyelid Brown- Black Mascara

    Brown-Black Mascara

    A shade darker than your skin tone nude matte lipstick

    No eyeshadow

    We are going to add grey to your eyebrows

    Foundation that matches your skin tone

    Age makeup

     

    Maids:

    Half lid top black eyeliner

    Black false eyelashes or black mascara

    Rose or Coral matte lipstick

    No eyeshadow 

    Darken eyebrows a bit

    Rose or coral  blush

    Foundation that matches your skin tone






Last Modified on February 6, 2024