NZ’S Leading Makeup Academy

Born in the 2000's

The Samala Robinson Academy (SRA) is New Zealand’s leading fashion makeup academy that is NZQA accredited. It was established in 2000 by leading New Zealand makeup artist Samala Robinson, who has over 25 years of experience in fashion, film and television.

Samala Set up

Our Passion

Passionate about professional makeup and helping students reach their full potential, Samala set up SRA to pass on her knowledge and create a space where people could train through intensive theoretical and practical learning.

NZ’s Top Makeup Artists

Creativity

SRA is dedicated to the finest standards in training, creativity and self-expression and has taught some of the country’s top makeup artists. Our comprehensive courses give students the best possible skills training for careers in fashion, cosmetic companies, film, stage and television.

Industry Makeup Artist

Growing Academy

Students learn from our talented experts, with a curriculum carefully designed to help students uncover and confidently express their creativity. While the academy has grown to offer more classes every year, our class sizes remain small so that our philosophy can stay true.

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 “I believe: love what you do and you'll never work another day in your life.” – Samala Robinson, Founder, SRA

Become a qualified professional makeup artist with us

 “I believe: love what you do and you'll never work another day in your life.”
– Samala Robinson, Founder, SRA