At Work With… CK O’Neal, Makeup and Wardrobe Stylist
The ‘At Work With…’ Interview Series is our way of bringing you behind-the-scenes with the names and businesses included in our Texas Production Directory (TPD). We want to showcase the creatives that cover all levels of production experience, backgrounds, and geographies around the state.
This week’s spotlight is on CK O'Neal, Makeup Artist and Wardrobe Stylist based in Bandera and a life-long Texan.
Your claim to fame: What special skill or fun fact differentiates you from others?
I'm a unicorn. I have worked in all areas of production. The only three departments I am not adept in are Camera, G&E and Sound. Otherwise I can jump in. My true passion is vanities.
What are the skills required to succeed in your specific area of expertise?
Adaptability and passion.
What advice have you been given that continues to be helpful in your work?
Keep calm; don't let them see you sweat. Smile!
In your industry, collaboration is the key to success. How do you best foster collaboration with your colleagues from project to project?
Take your ego out of it and work as team. You're there to bring someone’s dream to fruition.
What’s the best part about working in Texas?
The people and mindset; the greatest teams around.
Interview has been edited for brevity.
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