Special Effects
   and Theatrical    Makeup

About Mr. Krist

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Chicago, IL special effects makeup artist

Kristoffer (aka Mr. Krist) Neumann is a freelance special effects makeup and theatrical makeup artist.

Mr. Krist works with clients in the Chicago, Illinois area (Lake County, IL and surrounding areas).

Mr. Krist specializes in character, gore and special effects makeup and prosthetics. He is also an actor, singer, sculptor, painter, mask and theatrical prop maker, puppet builder and puppeteer, and educator.

Mr. Krist’s work has been featured at Six Flags Great America’s "Fright Fest,"™ in theater, film and print media. Links to various sites featuring his special effects makeup and theatrical makeup can be found, below.

You can also check out Mr. Krist’s online portfolio to see examples of his special effects and theatrical makeup, theatrical props, theatrical masks and theatrical puppets.

In addition to special effects makeup, Mr. Krist also does bodypainting and face painting.

Mr. Krist is also active in his Church community, and is the Artistic Director for Glory Fingers Creative Ministry Team, at Kingswood United Methodist Church in Buffalo Grove, IL.

For many years, Mr. Krist has helped head the Makeup Department for Six Flags Great America's "Fright Fest"™ which is produced by JPM Productions, Inc. Check out the special effects makeup (click on “Creature Crew”) created for "Fright Fest"™ by Mr. Krist and his team.


Theatrical Makeup

Mr. Krist’s work has been featured in several theater productions including:


Special Effects Makeup: Independent Films

Mr. Krist’s work has been featured in several independent films including:


Mr. Krist's Resume

Mr. Krist Neumann, Makeup Artist and Actor
(847) 401-0328
email Mr. Krist


Complections International School of Makeup, Toronto, ON

St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN




"The Pirates of Penzance" May 2007 (Actor)

"Thoroughly Modern Millie" Nov. 2006 (Makeup)

"Beauty and the Beast" Nov. 2005 (Makeup)

"Amahl and the Night Visitors" Dec. 2004 (Actor and Makeup)

“Fright Fest” at Six Flags Great America, with JPM Productions, Inc. 2003 - Present. (Makeup Director and occasional actor)

"The King & I" by Rogers and Hammerstein. 2003 (Actor and Makeup)

"Cats" by Andrew Lloyd Webber. 2003 (Makeup)

"The Beauty Queen of Leenane" by Martin McDonagh. 2001 (Makeup)

"Borders" by Nini Roll Anker. 2000 (Actor and Makeup)

"The Illusion" by Pierre Corneille, adapted by Tony Kushner. 1999 (Actor and Makeup)

"Dancing at Lughnasa" by Brian Friel. 1997 (Actor and Makeup)


In addition to makeup and acting skills, Mr. Krist is also skilled in prop-making, scenery and sewing.


All Wizard photos by Saverio Truglia, photographer.