Joe Dulude II
Joe Dulude II is probably best known for his makeup designs for the Tony Award-winning hit
musical Wicked. He has won both an Etsy Design Award and Local 706 Makeup and Hair Guild
Award for this work. Since Wicked, Joe has moved on to do such productions on Broadway, Off-
Broadway and the West End in London as Beetlejuice, Spongebob Squarepants the Musical,
Torch Song, Sunday in the Park with George, Anastasia, Sweet Charity, Holiday Inn,
Allegiance, Dr. Zhivago, On the Town, If/Then, Beautiful, The Wedding Singer, Grease!, Follies,
Jekyll & Hyde and many more.
He has most recently added makeup for television and film to his resume on such productions
as Jesus Christ Superstar Live on NBC (for which he received an Emmy nomination), Castle
Rock Season 2, City on a Hill, NOS4A2, The Discovery, Ghostbusters and Central Intelligence.
He has taught for many years at several universities including Muhlenberg College, Pace
University and the Hartt School. He was the recipient of the 2017 Baker Grant for Artist in
Residence at Muhlenberg. He teaches and presents worldwide for The Powder Group,
Kryolan, The Makeup Show, Local 798, as well as teaching his unique and creative classes
in Sao Paulo, London and throughout the US.
Prior to his design work on Broadway, Joe freelanced as a makeup artist in both New York
City and Los Angeles. His makeup skills have been seen on E!, Style and Lifetime, as well as
several commercials. Throughout his career Joe’s work has enhanced the faces of many well-
known actors and performers for television, theatrical and personal appearances.
Joe is also a fine artist, performing artist and drag queen, having created the character of
Mr Drag with his good friend Kat playing his associate, Karl.