One-on-one by appointment only


A private consultation in review of your existing headshots and preparation for new headshots that are an essential competitive tool for the professional. Beyond the Consultation, should you wish to schedule a Session, Brandon offers complete headshot and make-up services in the Porchlight Music Theatre studio.

The Session

What You Get:

2 looks
2 cropped/retouched images
CD of all of our images
Professional makeup

We will shoot until you are happy!

A typical session lasts around 2 hours and averages between 200-500 images.

What You Bring

Multiple choices of shirts/outfits that you feel comfortable in and best capture your personality. Solid colors, layers and interesting textures are highly recommended.

Your make-up. Although the make-up artist will bring a palate, it is always good to help compliment her selection with your own selection for your skin tone.

Your ipod. Play your favorite tunes while we shoot!

For more information and to schedule an appointment for either a consultation or a session, go to www.brandondahlquist.com.


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

 
BRANDON DAHLQUIST

Headshot Review and Preparation 

Brandon is a Chicago based actor and photographer who is thrilled to be a Porchlight Artistic Associate. Acting credits at Porchlight include “Leon Czolgocz” in Assassins, “Georges” in Sunday in the Park with George, “Warren Harding” in The Teapot Scandals and the improvised musical Best Musical!.   Additional theatre credits include;  “Count Carl Magnus” in A Little Night Music (Writers Theatre-Jeff nomination Supporting Actor),  12 Angry Men (Maltz Jupiter Theatre-Carbondell Award Ensemble), Knute Rockne: All American (TATC-Jeff nomination Supporting Actor), “Paul Hornung” in Lombardi at Peninsula Players and “Thomas Jefferson” in 1776 at The Asolo Repertory. As well as work at Drury Lane Oakbrook, Drury Lane Watertower, Theatre at the Center, Noble Fool Theatricals, Congo Square, BoHo and Next Theatre.  As a photographer Dahlquist has shot promotional and archival material for Porchlight’s A Catered Affair, tick, tick... Boom!, A Class Act, Pal Joey and the Chicago Sings concert series.  Other photographer credits include Peninsula Players, Next Theatre, Route 66 and Bohemian Theatre in addition to a thriving headshot business. Upcoming; Sunday in the Park with George at Peninsula Players.

Back to the Education page.