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Leanne Carey Professional Profile

Leanne Carey has worked in Film, TV, Theatre and Fashion for over 15 years building a career as a well-known and experienced Sydney hair/makeup artist and fashion stylist.

CORPORATE CLIENTS: Revlon Australia, Metalicus, Centro Roselands, Rimmel, City Chic, Go Bravo Music, and Blackmores.

CELEBRITIES Leanne has worked with Martin Scorsese, Rose Byrne, Geoffrey Rush, Liza Minnelli, Silverchair, Susie Porter, Brooke Satchwell, Gracie Otto, Bert Newtown, Caroline O’Connor, Rhonda Burchmore, Gary Sweet, Dan Wyllie, Magda Szubanski, Hugh Sheridan, Jason Donovan, Lisa McCune, Kate Ceberano, Marina Prior, Maggie Kirkpatrick, the late Chrissy Amphlett, Todd McKenney and Broadway star Ruthie Henshall.

Head makeup artist for the 2015 ACCTA awards working with many celebrities such as Dan Wyllie and Susie Porter for the Red carpet event.

February to May – Martin Scorsese’s latest film “Silence”
Based in Taiwan working as makeup and hair artist on Martin Scorsese’s latest film, specialising in period wigs and special effects.

June – “Pirates of the Caribbean”

  • Additional days as a makeup and hair artist on the feature film, “Pirates of the Caribbean”.
  • Consulting with Revlon Australia and New Zealand on their colour de-coding system.
  • Image guru is constantly working with individual clients on their personal makeovers.

Make up designer for “Gimpsey” a short film directed by Sofya Gollan.

Head makeup artist for the ACCTA awards looking after celebrities such as Geoffrey Rush and Rose Byrne.

January – February “The Water Diviner”
Makeup and hair artist on Russell Crowe’s feature film “The Water Diviner”.

July – “Gods of Egypt”
Makeup and hair artist on Alex Proyas’s feature film “Gods of Egypt”

TV credits for 2014 included (additional makeup artist)

  • “Wonderland” Network 10
  • “Love Child” Channel 9
  • Series 2 of “Puberty Blues” Network 10

Baz Luhrmann’s “Strictly Ballroom” (hair and makeup department)

Image guru worked with corporate client “Revlon Australia” developing their new uniform and launching their “colour decoding system”.

Image guru also worked closely with Roselands Shopping Centre helping the marketing department on the “Looks Good on Me” campaign.

Hair and makeup on the musical “South Pacific” with Lisa McCune, Kate Ceberano and Teddy Tahu Rhodes.
Resident hair and makeup artist at Blueprint Studios doing shoots for actors, dancers, musicians and cabaret posters for artists like Caroline O’Connor and Adelaide Cabaret festival.

April – June – “I Will Survive” – Appeared as a regular on screen makeup and hair artist on the reality TV show, “I Will Survive”, taking drag make up and wigs to the desert.

July – October – “The Wolverine” Makeup and hair artist on the feature film ‘The Wolverine’ directed by James Mangold.

Leanne teamed up with Centro Roselands for one year as their Head Fashion Guru. This included styling their annual fashion magazine, conducting in-centre makeovers and hosting the makeover shows live on stage.

Image guru worked with many happy customers at Blueprint studios and on many musicals.

Leanne toured with Liza Minnelli on her Australian tour this was a once-in-a-life-time experience, spending weeks with an international celebrity.

She designed the makeup and hair for the City Chic show at Rosemount Fashion Festival 2009

And worked with Australian band Silverchair on their film clip “If You Keep Losing Sleep”.

Over the past decade Leanne has also worked in the wig and make up department for many popular musicals such as Addams Family, Love Never Dies, South Pacific, Jersey Boys, Wicked, The Boy from Oz, the all-star cast of Guys and Dolls, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and was a wardrobe dresser on The Lion King. She was hair and makeup designer on the musical Eurobeat.

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