"expanding your creative landscape through the power of trend"

We provide a conduit to decades of combined experience in the international beauty arena. Through their experiences, Creative Directors DJ Riggs and Berry Bachen have acquired a unique industry perspective, allowing them to understand the importance for cohesion between the artist, the client and the salon.



Academy courses

The MAINENTRANCE Artists Academy provides education designed to empower The ARTIST....hairdressers, colourists, barbers, session stylists and makeup artists.



The creative duo behind MAINENTRANCE Artists continually perform and present their unique point-of-view curated for the specific needs of schools, distributors, corporations, organizations and global trade show industry events. 



Our Artist Development program allows you to define the narrative. A curated curriculum designed to accommodate your specific needs.




Learn balanced colour blending techniques and perfect balayage results with controlled applications. Master contemporary use of styling tools and finishing techniques that compliment each colouring result. Gain confidence in the essentials of customization, effortlessly bring colour, style and finish into focus! 



  • 2 day program
  • 4 progressive colouring techniques covering essential colour blending skills to produce effortless modern end results
  • 4 style and finishing techniques essential in confidently creating the perfectly paired look
  • learn key product usages to enhance each finish
  • observe detailed demonstrations
  • experience focused hands-on instruction




Put yourself ahead of the curve and beyond the competition with this two-day immersion into the most current and relevant trends in hair, fashion and beauty.

  • expand consultation skills with trend awareness
  • receive a trend forecast curated for the beauty industry
  • technical cut and colour demonstrations designed to explore each trend
  • observe detailed demonstrations
  • experience focused hands-on instruction
  • learn skills to transform trends into realistic solutions




Acquire and polish the hairdressing skills necessary to create fully-finished, competition ready beauty photos with support and technical guidance from Creative Directors and 12x NAHA Finalists DJ Riggs and Berry Bachen.

  • learn how to navigate your creative process with confidence
  • explore the technical skill necessary to execute your concept
  • experience an editorial beauty shoot with emphasis on hair composition, balance and detail
  • gain key communication strategies to create cohesion On Set...between photographers, stylists, make-up artists and models
  • receive print ready photos of your work for your portfolio


MAINENTRANCE Artists regularly conduct and produce seminars, both nationally and internationally, throughout each calendar year. These seminars range from main stage presentations to trend-focused business development curated to empower the specific needs of schools, distributorships, corporations or organizations.







Are you looking for something a bit more specific? Are you ready to develop your artistry? Have you defined your vision and are ready to perfect the skills necessary to achieve it?

Our Artist Development program allows you to define the narrative. A curated curriculum designed to accommodate your specific needs.




Private sessions are guided by MAINENTRANCE Artists Creative Directors DJ Riggs and Berry Bachen and customized to facilitate your specific goals.




MAINENTRANCE provides discreet private label education and custom curriculums for beauty brands, manufacturers, schools and salons. Programs are cultivated to cater to a variety of needs, from growing a business and strengthening a team to honing brand identity and interpreting relevant trends.