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a greasy substance used as makeup by actors

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Opting for green and white grease paint, George could hardly contain her excitement as she gushed about her day.
Professional thespians and eager amateurs across the land will be slapping on the grease paint and taking to the stage.
THE ROAR of the crowd and smell of the grease paint is well known among theatre goers, but in a sniff under three weeks, auditions begins for the biggest football show on earth - The World Cup.
It was like we'd smeared black grease paint on our faces.
A cast of 41 from King Henry VIII School, Coventry, have been donning costumes and grease paint for the four-night run of As You Like It, which finishes tonight.
Before he was seduced by the grease paint and bright lights, Gabriel was in training to become a priest - until he was thrown out of the seminary he was in for smoking.
Legendary makeup artist Max Factor created the first flexible grease paint that allowed movie actors to speak without smearing their makeup.
On a workshop table, defiled with grease paint and chocolate syrup, a sausage-y prop probe awaited its moment.
On display are Max Factor "firsts': an early pair of false eyelashes (invented 1910), "sanitary' tube grease paint (1922), and television's "pancake' makeup (1932), as well as wig blocks for Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Stewart, Gene Kelly, and other stars.
The Blue Men are three energetic yet mute performers who wear blue grease paint, latex bald caps, and black clothing.
TO tread the boards, to smell the grease paint, to perform - training to act or to be part of the theatrical world is something many of us dream of.
Adrienne had "AA" written in grease paint on her cheek, and Keiyana had "ATHOL" across her forehead.