Atelier du Griffon – Paris - Lyon

Make-up artist - Wig maker and hair stylist

The Atelier du Griffon was founded in 1890.  Specialising in wig making and make-up artistry, it quickly gained an excellent reputation in France and around the world and for more than fifty years has provided all the make-up, hair styling and wig making for the Opera in Lyon.

Since 1994, the Atelier du Griffon has been providing comprehensive and innovative training, combining technical skills, creativity and professionalism.  During their course, the students follow modules which develop a multitude of skills in several fields essential for the world of entertainment and theatre.  When they leave, they have advanced skills in make-up artistry, special effects, and artistic and historical hair styling or can choose to be an artisan, as a wig and toupee maker.

The Atelier du Griffon is fully involved in the entertainment sector and has an outstanding professional network.

Benefiting from a solid reputation within the artistic world, the training centre provides practical opportunities throughout the year for students to put their training into practice in renowned companies.  Operas, expositions, fashion shows, filming and photo shoots are all possible professional environments they will be able to work in.  During their training, the students will be taught by teachers who are all working professionals, internationally renowned in their field. 

Our courses

L’Atelier du Griffon offers a 1 year courses:

Make up & wig-making courses – 1 year