Jean-Pierre Finotto

Jean-Pierre Finotto starts his career as a dancer for the Ballet of the XX century, where he becomes an assistant to make-up artist Germinal Casado. He leaves the company in search of his dream: to become a professional make-up artist himself. He perfects his training by working for renowned make-up professionals in the film industry. Before starting full time, he has various other jobs such as creating the Caf’conc in the rue des Dominicains in Brussels and leading the make-up team at the Monnaie opera house. Then, in 1986, the Jean-Pierre Finotto Make-Up School finally opens its doors in Brussels. (La Bellone)