Sunday June 9 - Friday June 14, 2024

The Program

Presented by The Powder Group Founder, Michael DeVellis, along with James Vincent, evolution is a five day retreat and forum that will bring together twenty professional makeup artists for a week of intensive creative, technical and personal development, career, relationship and business building. The event approaches the attendee's professional and personal development, through on a unique approach focusing on nine principles: Focus, Insight, Clarity, Examination, Creation, Precision, Control, Perception, Discovery. Click here to read Michael DeVellis’ introduction to the program.

All prospective participants will take part in an interview with Michael DeVellis prior to acceptance to the program. Interview will be conducted by phone and will take place within two weeks of artists outreach expressing interest in the program. Interested participants should email kenya@thepowdergroup.com to secure their spot for an interview.

Sponsored by: esum, OMNIA, RCMA Makeup, SENNA Cosmetics, Cinema Secrets, Beekman 1802 and Skindinavia. .




  • Personal and Wellness
  • Creativity and Artistry
  • Career and Business
  • Technique and Design

Together We Will:

  • Review and rethink your approach of your artistry
  • Develop entire new areas of inspiration - personally and professionally
  • Challenge your creative skills and ideas
  • Fine tune your technique
  • Increase your understanding of color
  • Strengthen your core technical product knowledge
  • Refocus the map to your career path
  • Understand, accept and move beyond personal limitations
  • Learn to build stronger, more meaningful relationships
  • Institute a system of continuous improvement
  • Develop an eye for self-critique and correction
  • Maintain a personal wellness goal system plan
  • Initiate an plan of continuous improvement for your career

2024 Schedule


Attendee Arrival

Welcome Reception/Dinner

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Day 1 Day One Sessions 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Day 2 Day Two Sessions 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Day 3 Day Three Sessions 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Day 4

Day Four Sessions

Closing Night Dinner

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Day 5 Day Five Sessions/Close 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Please Note: Attendees must arrive before 6:00pm on Sunday June 9 and must be with us through 3:00pm on Friday June 14. Late arrivals or early departures are not possible.

Your Fee Includes

  • Single room occupancy sleeping room for five nights
  • Breakfast and Lunch Monday through Friday
  • Welcome Reception/Dinner Sunday Evening
  • Closing Night Dinner Thursday Evening
  • All nonproduct workshop supplies
  • All specialty items required for the program
  • Product gift from our sponsors


  • Transportation is not included in the event fees
  • Airport pickup provided at Provincetown Airport
  • Air service is available on Cape Air
  • Bus service is available from Boston and Hyannis


Deposit: $500.00| REGISTER NOW!
TPG Pro members: $3, 200.00| REGISTER NOW!
Non-TPG Members: $3,900.00 | REGISTER NOW!
**A deposit of $500 is required to hold your space.
This event is absolutely limited to 20 participants. Please contact us today to hold your spot for for Evolution.

Please Note: Once deposit is paid to hold your spot for Evolution, going forward any amount can be paid towards the remaining balance via Paypal to: Payments@thepowdergroup.com.

In the event of a cancellation by an attendee, a refunded of any monies paid will be made provided we can replace the attendee on the program. If we are unable to replace the attendee, the deposit will be held as a credit toward other TPG programming.

Get More Information

Contact kenya@thepowdergroup.com.
Contact members@thepowdergroup.com for more information about joining TPG Pro.

Register Now

Please Note: Once deposit is paid to hold your spot for Evolution, going forward any amount can be paid towards the remaining balance via Paypal to: Payments@thepowdergroup.com.

Deposit - $500.00

TPG Pro Member - $3,200.00

Balance - $2,700.00

NON-TPG Member - $3,900.00