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Pivot Point’s mission is to empower through education. Their extensive brandfolio allows them to do so, catering to industry professionals and non-professionals, at all stages of their careers, providing solutions that enhance everyday experiences and combat consistent challenges within the industry.

10:45AM – Upper Elston Mezz | Unlock your potential w/ Vic Piccolotto, Andrea de Deugd and Mikail Dasko

At Pivot Point, we believe every hairdresser and barber has the potential to be fabulous.

Immerse yourself in the Pivot Point method and see how a systems approach can transform your work, increase your confidence and build your clientele.

In this Look & Learn seminar you will get up close and personal with our National Education Team, led by international educator Vic Piccolotto, as they step you though a series of creative looks and show you how to implement a systems approach that will allow you to grow as a creative artist.

Vic Piccolotto @vicpiccolotto
Vic Piccolotto is an international artist who brings high enthusiasm and expert knowledge to every presentation. Vic’s passion for education has taken him to Europe, United States, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan and China. His work is published in the U.S., Australia, South Africa, Finland, Germany and Asia. Whilst residing in the USA, Vic flourished in media and content production for Pivot Point international.

Now in Australia, Vic heads up Pivot Point Australia & New Zealand’s Industry and Professional Education program. Vic’s creative ability in setting trends, eye for detail and insight into hair education is reflected in every presentation.

Andrea de Deugd @andreadedeugd
Andrea de Deugd is a highly acclaimed session stylist who has been awarded numerous state and national titles.

Andrea is a multiple time finalist in AHFA Australian Avant Garde Hairdresser of the year & Hair Expo Victorian Hairdresser of the year. Andrea was also runner-up in the global Bangstyle Supremes and multiple time semi-finalist in the International TCT awards.

Andrea’s expertise has seen her travel extensively throughout Australia as a platform artist and educator. Guest appearances include Sydney and Melbourne Hair Expo’s, Inspiration on Show, Matrix Australia Destination and Matrix Playground Tour. Her skills have seen her appointed Hair Director for Melbourne Fashion Festival & Botanical Runway fashion shows.

Andrea’s collections have been published nationally and internationally, and she regularly collaborates with photographers, designers & brands to produce editorial and ad campaigns, including travelling to New York, where she joined the global Matrix Artist Collective Team to produce the Global Trend Collection where she produced the coveted front cover look.

Andrea loves to share her excitement for our industry through her passion and education expertise.

Mikail Dasko @mikail.dasko
‘Hair is my form of art and barbering is my creative outlet.’ – Mikail Dasko

Having recently closed the chapter of his award-winning Barbershop in Canberra, Mikail moved to Melbourne to further his career as a Barber and Educator. As a platform artist, and as Teacher at Victoria University Polytechnic, Mikail counts himself fortunate to share his passion with students and clients. When not teaching, Mikail can be found practising his craft at Area Studio in Melbourne. ‘This informs my creativity – I am able to express what I create in the studio and share that in my classes and seminars.’

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