Melissa King is a multi-disciplined creative specialising in portrait photography. Melissa has over 20 years of experience in the arts industry. Her photography has been internationally published and featured in Vogue Italia, ELLE Girl Korea and the HeadOn Photo Festival program. Being self-taught in hair and makeup since 2013, Melissa completed the Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-Up Services) at NIDA in 2022 adding even more expertise to her toolkit.

She has worked on musical theatre productions such as Disney’s Mary Poppins, Pinchgut Opera’s Médée, Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus with Michael Sheen,  Elvis – A Musical Revolution, Cruel Intentions – The 90s Musical and Disney’s Beauty and The Beast.

Melissa has also worked on film projects including the Triple J Unearthed Music Video Competition, and AFTRS Masters student films and has assisted SFX Makeup Artist Helen Tuck.

Melissa is available for freelance makeup/hairstyling/special fx and wig styling. For bookings please contact me to discuss availability/rates.

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