CMU in the Media

Explore Historic Beauty in the Heart of Toronto

May 15th, 2013

Toronto, May 15, 2013 – Complections College of Makeup Art & Design (C|MU) is celebrating its second year of participation in the hugely popular citywide event, Doors Open Toronto. Housed in Toronto’s reinvigorated Old Fire Hall, North America’s leading school for makeup artistry will be opening its doors to the public over the weekend, inviting visitors to enjoy student-led tours, photographic displays, festive makeup applications and the building’s many historical features.

“C|MU is the true embodiment of this year’s theme, ‘Creators, Makers and Innovators’,” said Pamela Earle, College President. “Built in 1886 and considered one of the city’s historical jewels, the Old Fire Hall still contains many of its historic elements, including a dramatic three-story central staircase, bay windows and turret. In 2011 we undertook the task of returning the building to its artistic roots, while maintaining its historical integrity. We are thrilled to introduce C|MU in the Old Fire Hall with our fellow Torontonians.”

Visitors of all ages are invited to take a glimpse inside the college’s state-of-the-art classrooms, chat with current students and alumni, view photographic displays and delight in student-made creatures from film and television. Guests may also receive a $5/five-minute makeup application of their choice, a feature brought back by popular demand. The adjacent Kryolan Makeup Store will be open to visitors interested in finding out about professional makeup products used in film, television, fashion and theatre.

Established in 1987, Complections College of Makeup Art & Design (C|MU) is a world leader in makeup artistry. With its recent move to expanded facilities at the Old Fire Hall, C|MU is able to offer enhanced courses to more students in state-of-the-art classrooms, studios and labs. Renowned for excellence in educating professionals seeking careers in fashion, film, television, and the performing arts, C|MU is committed to providing unparalleled training for the next generation of make-up artists worldwide.

C | MU will be open on Saturday, May 25 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 26 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For more information please contact Vanessa Vanelli at 416-968-6739 or reception@cmucollege.com