A trained hairdresser, Hannelore Uhrmacher completed her training as a make-up artist at the Theater an der Wien and, after working for several years in advertising, she moved on to film industry in 1975. She has collaborated, among others, with famous directors as Wim Wenders, Karin Brandauer, Axel Corti, Marvin Chomsky and Peter Patzak. She worked for several TV-productions and for the movie Klimt with John Malkovich. Additionally she also worked for Robert Dornhelm filming of La Bohème starring Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón.
Besides her substantial contribution to cinema and TV, Hannelore Uhrmacher has been working for numerous theater productions, including her designs for the Volkstheater in Vienna and productions such as My Fair Lady at the Deutsches Theater in Munich and Das Spiel vom lieben Augustin at the Etablissement Ronacher.
She was Make-Up/Wig Supervisor for WE WILL ROCK YOU, as well as for the critically acclaimed cult hit Rocky Horror Show and the German original production of Hairspray at Cologne’s Musical Dome. Recent productions include the German original production of BODYGUARD – DAS MUSICAL at the Musical Dome Cologne.