Clara Abernethy Ortega

Wig & MakeupSchool of Design and Production

Clara Abernethy Ortega

Alumna Clara Abernethy Ortega teaches wig and makeup design in the School of Design & Production. She has experience in theatrical wigs and makeup at Williamstown Theater Festival, the Children’s Theater of Charlotte and Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre. Ortega has also worked as a non-surgical hair replacement and hair add specialist in Hickory and Charlotte.


M.F.A. Wig & Makeup DesignUNCSA

B.A. Graphic Design and Digital ImagingHigh Point University

Cosmetology LicenseAVEDA Institute