Heather Spataro-Courson

231.736.2376   Spataroh@yahoo.com

I adore connecting and collaborating with creative individuals, crews, and companies in order to assist in creating dynamic project results as I continue to build and grow my beloved career of 20+ years.

Education

Reeths-Puffer High School (95-99): Diploma received

Muskegon Community College (99-00): Associates received

Booker Institute of Cosmetology (2001): Estheticians Licensing received

Last Looks Academy of Chicago (2003): Certificate received

Clinique (2000): Certificate received

Estee Lauder (2004): Certificate received

Film, Commercial & Video production

 

Meijer Corporate / Walker, MI / since 2008 to present

I have had the distinct honor of working on and being the primary go-to MUAH for all aspects of Meijer advertising, commercial, weekly adds, television and social media productions, internal training videos, corporate functions and summits, yearly head shots for the founding family, needs of sitting presidents, CEO's, board and Meijer family members, company social and charitable functions.

CBS Broadcasting / New York, NY / since 2017

  • 60 Minutes: 50th Anniversary Edition, Season opener episode 2017
  • 60 Minutes: Episode #11 2018

 

Fresh Look Video / Grand Rapids, MI / 2017

  • Hospice of Michigan: Greenville chapter

 

Harvest Creative Services/ Lansing, MI / since 2016

  • Johnsonville Brats: The Bratsgiver campaign

Department Head: Charged with bringing the fabled Johnsonville “Bratsgiver” to life. Creation of all props, body art, wigs, hair laying and costuming for not just the “Bratsgiver” but the stunt man and 7 talent.

  • Biggby Coffee: Expansion Campaign

Primary MUAH for all the new commercial, social media and print advertising adds for 2017

  • American Greetings: Social Media spots

Primary MUAH for 5 social media video advertising projects

 

Lowing Light Productions/ Grand Rapids, MI / since 2008

  • Gerald R. Ford International Airport: Advertising updates

Primary MUAH for advertising projects including billboards, internal signage and social media videos.

  • Delta: Partnership with GRF International Airport

Primary MUAH for advertising projects including billboards, internal signage and social media videos in conjunction with GRF International Airport

 

1040 East Productions / Grand Rapids, MI / since 2015

  • Brann's Steakhouse and Grill: Social media and Broadcast commercial spots

Primary MUAH on all commercial campaigns for Social Media 2015,16,17,18

  • Elmer's Glue: Holiday Slim Campaigns / 2016

Primary MUA for 4 holiday slim commercial installments. Witch hands for Halloween, Santa Hands for Christmas, Cupids Hands for Valentine's, Leprechaun Hands for St. Patrick's Day.

 

Creston Productions / Walker, MI / 2007

  • Bissell: New product launch

Primary MUAH in the launch of their new Steam Cleaner

 

"Offspring" 2008: (Dept Key) Director: Andrew van den Houton

"Ruin Me" 2016: (Dept Key) Director: Preston DeFrancis

"Pilot Error" 2014: (Dept Head) Director: Roger Rapport

"Coming up for Air" 2018: (Dept Head) Director: Roger Rapport

 

Producers

Jeff Fager

Magalie  Laguerre

Samuel Sanders

Ben Wilke

Tracey Lorenz

Christine Fetcher

Directors

Andrew Van Den Houton

Keith Patterson

Preston DeFrancis

Roger Rapport

David Lowing

Larry Melton

Tim Scarpino

Jim Jordan

 

 

 

 

 

Fashion, Editorial & Advertising

 

Recoil Magazine

Meijer

Northwest Home furnishings

ArtVan Home Furnishings

Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Womens Lifestyle Magizine

Renee Austin Bridal

Biggby Coffee

Bissell

Elmers

Pagan Edge Magazine

 

Recurrent Photographers

 

Roland Capulet: roland.capulet.com

Todd Merrifield: fleshandbone.com

Scott Story: ScottStoryPhotography.com

Holly Alway : eideticimaging.com

Larry Moore: LMPphotography.net

Jeff Rawk: jrawkphotography.com

Chris Pritchard: pritchardphotography.com

Julie Christianson: christiansonimaging.com

Lisa Lamont: Lamontlemondrops.net

Holli Ann: HolliAnnStudios.net

 

Notable Actors, Models & Media Personalities

Oprah Winfrey

Frank Lutz

Stephanie Webb

Terry DeBore

Jaclyn Swedberg

Amy Hargreaves

Erick Kastel

CJ Crothers

 

Brides

486 and counting, since 2001 !!!

 

Other Notable/Applicable Skills

Hair Laying: Blending and application of Facial hair (beard, mustash, brows, stubble), Body hair (Chest, Ams)

Wigs: Application, care and handling, styling, embellishment and character creation

Prosthetics: Basic level prosthetic application. Ears, nose chin, body wounds

SFX: Moderate level special effects. Brusing, cuts, contusions, gaping wounds, burns, scars, rotted flesh, emaciation, bleeding

Wardrobe: Talent and Model Styling, Costume Design & Creation

Hair Styling: Womens Basic, Vintage & Avante-Gaurd, basic coloring.  Mens Basic, Vintage, Facial, basic coloring

Manicures: Acrylic, Gel, Shellac, Basic Manicure

Henna: 25 years of detailed Mehndi & Artistic designs 

Dermatology: Facials, Masks, Cleansing, Microdermabrasion, Glycolic peels, Extractions

Epilation: Brows, Facial, Body, Bikini, Brazilian, legs

 

Awards and Acknowledgements

Awarded: Wedding Wires prestigious Brides Choice 4 years running

Awarded: TheKnot.coms pretigious Brides Best 5 years running

Won: Grand Rapids Review “Lady Gaga look alike contest” with 4 doppelganger images

Featured: P.E Magazine for Sept 207 issue

Featured: Women's Lifestyle Magazine as one of West Michigan's Entrepreneurial women to watch

 

On-Site Rentals

Tables:  $20 ea per day

Directors Chair:  $15 per day

Pop up tent:  $100 ($50 per additional day)    *W/sides $150 ($75 per additional day)

Air conditioning Unit (portable):  $65 ($25 per additional day)

Lg Propane Heater:  $45 ($15 per additional day)

Sm Electric Heater:  $15 ($5 per additional day)

Generator:  $175 ($75 per additional  day)

Sm Air Compressor:  $75 ($30 per additional day)

 

Rates

Heather's production rates are available upon request