Elisa Acevedo Rogers

Wig & MakeupSchool of Design and Production

Elisa Acevedo Rogers

Wig & Makeup Design faculty member Elisa Acevedo Rogers has designed hair and makeup for film, television, Broadway and regional theater, opera, and touring productions for 25 years and is the local hairdresser for productions at Durham Performing Arts Center. Recent credits include the films "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" and "Halloween Kills," and television’s "Reprisal," "Outer Banks," "Righteous Gemstones," "Mr. Mercedes” and "Homeland."  


  • Licesnsed cosmetologist-hairstylist by the state of North Carolina and New York
  • Completed courses at Arrojo-Salon Fundamentals, Emiliani, Gratitude- Advanced Haircutting, Supercuts Hairstylist Academy, Vidal Sassoon ABC Classic cutting course and the Concorde School of Hair Design

Career Highlights

  • Television credits include "Outer Banks," "Righteous Gemstones," "Mr. Mercedes," "Homeland," "Vice Principals" and "Legal Action"
  • Film credits include "The Wolf of Wall Street," "The Longest Ride," "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" and "Halloween Kills"
  • Hair supervisor on the national tours of "A Christmas Story The Musical," "Contact," "Sweet Charity and "White Christmas"
  • North Carolina Opera credits include "Rigoletto," "Pearl Fishers" and "Carmen." 


  • International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local No. 798


B.A. Studio ArtWilliam Paterson College