About Deanna Hewett

From teaching in leading colleges, running her own academy, to managing a team of 20 at Myer,  and styling for numerous theatre productions, Deanna has a uniquely varied background in the hairdressing industry.

Deanna is a qualified Hairdresser, Cosmetologist, Make-Up Artist, and Cert IV Trainer who has worked in Bridal and Special Occasion Hair and Make-up Services, Technical Advisory roles, and as a Senior Hairdresser and Educator for over 35 years.  

Her many years theatrical styling experience has led her to work with many big names, including Marina Prior, Anthony Warlow and Hugh Jackman. Deanna recently styled wigs for Keala Settles ( The Greatest Showman)  Australian tour.

She has a passion for the industry she was born to, and thrives on sharing her knowledge and experience. Her insights into consultation and business are an essential ingredient in her training.

Career Highlights include:​

  • Wigs 2019 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Head of Wigs and Makeup BARNUM!
  • Wigs 2019 Wigs 2019 Jersey Boys
  • Wigs 2018 Wigs 2018 Wizard of Oz
  • Wigs 2018 Rocky Horror Show
  • Wigs 2017 Dream Lover
  • Wigs 2016 Kinky Boots
  • Wigs 2016 "Singin' in the Rain"
  • Wigs 2010 “CATS”
  • Wigs 2008 production of “The Phantom of the Opera”
  • Wigs 2008 production of “Priscilla the Musical”
  • Head of Wigs “Scrooge“1994
  • Head of Wigs Disney's “Beauty and the Beast” 1995/96
  • Wigs 1990 -93 “Phantom of the Opera” (Original Production)
  • Wigs 1993 “CATS”
  • Circus Oz ‘Identity” program and poster shots 2009/2010
  • Makeup Design and Education for “Strange Fruit” 2009
  • Judge HBIA Student Awards 2009/2010/2011
  •  IHS State Competitions Award for Bridal Total Look
  • Judge Beauty Expo Make-Up Competitions 2005/06/07/08
  • Judge HBIA Make-Up Competitions 2006/2007
  • Training Consultant for ATELIER Professional Make-Up
  • Wig and Hair Design for Carey Grammar school productions 2002 – 2012
  • Wig Department setup, design and styling for J C Westend
  • Disney Special Events Wig Stylist
  • Television Advertisements
  • Corporate Video Productions
  • Fashion Parades, Pageants & Photo Shoots
  • Haircare & Styling classes - Tanyas Modelling Agency 1986-89
  • Logies Hair and Make-up – 1983/84
  • IHS State Competitions 2002 Award Bridal Total Look
  • Top Ten in MODE Magazine Cut and Colour Photo Competition c.1984