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 as Spongebob the Musical, Torch Song Trilogy, Summer, Sunday in the Park with George, Holiday Inn, Anastasia, Allegiance, Dr. Zhivago, On the Town, If/Then, Beautiful, The Wedding Singer, Grease!, Follies, Jekyll & Hyde and many more.
His work has also been seen in film and television on such productions as Jesus Christ Superstar Live on NBC, Detroit, The Discovery, Ghostbusters, Manchester by the Sea and Central Intelligence.
He has most recently begun working with Pat McGrath on various projects.
He is a teacher of theatrical makeup at Pace University, Muhlenberg College 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, as well as teaching his unique and creative classes in Sao Paulo, London and throughout the US.
Joe has also been working for the last 6 years as a Program Director for Camp Highlight, a camp for children that have LGBTQ parents.
In his spare time, Joe is also a fine artist, photographer, playwright, actor and director.