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MAY 23

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM ET

What You’ll Learn

The art of haircutting is a dynamic skill set that develops effectively through education, repetition & experimentation. Learn how-to get the best cutting results utilizing the ideal tool for the job by studying the limits & capabilities of hair through our Show Must Go On: Classic Cutting. Each artist will showcase their unique aesthetic, point of view & creative cutting capabilities.

During the show we will also be previewing our new innovative & ergonomically designed Classic Series and 14 Tooth Point Cutting Shears launching June 1, 2021 so you won’t want to miss this event! Expand your skill set & build confidence as you learn innovative new approaches to haircutting.


Sam Villa Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Sam Villa, Global Artistic Ambassador Redken 5th Ave @samvillahair

JESSE LINARES Sam Villa ArTeam Member @Jesse.Linares

ROGER MOLINA Sam Villa Ambassador, Educator, and Light & Shadow Salon Owner @rogermolinahair

MANDA ZIEGELMAN Sam Villa Ambassador, Creative Artist & Educator @mandaziegelman


Class #1

Dry Cut to Enhance Natural Shape

Sam Villa

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PT | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Dry cutting has become a go-to technique for stylists because so many clients are now embracing their natural texture. This cutting technique is the simplest way to embrace the hair’s organic movement, & follow a visual pattern that enhances the hair’s natural shape. Master this innovative cutting approach to achieve instant results for a lived-in, customized cut. You’ll gain the know-how to remove length & density in all the right areas, & discover time-saving techniques that are tailored to suit each client’s hair type individually.

  • See how to quickly identify the hair’s natural shape, density & wave pattern to prescribe the ideal dry cutting techniques
  • Watch how to softly encourage movement in your clients’ hair by creating invisible layers
  • Learn how to dry cut a Bardot-inspired fringe that’s full of soft texture
  • Hear Sam’s go-to finishing techniques for a lived-in modern look
Class #2

Cutting Inside the Lines

Roger Molina

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PT | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

Most of the greats of any craft use the basics to build on. In painting, masterpieces are created from basic strokes. In haircutting, it’s the hand & body positioning groundwork that comprise a precision cut. In this class you’ll learn how to create classic lines & build off of them to add modernity to your design work. Discover how you can put a modern spin on a lob with time-saving tools that can give your design work an added edge.

  • Learn how to start the blueprint to a precision long-length bob/lob by starting off your cut with balanced sectioning to establish a strong perimeter
  • See how-to upgrade your lob with a modern, lived-in perimeter with a high speed texturizing technique for diffused ends
  • Master speedy styling techniques that can enhance this classic cut with a touch of versatility
Class #3

The Shaglet - Hybrid Cutting

Manda Ziegelman

10:00AM - 11:00 AM PT | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Want to learn how your guests can have it all in a hairstyle? We’re talking easy texture, get-up-and-go effortlessness that has low maintenance edge, all while framing your clients’ best features?! Welcome to the SHAGLET. Learn how Manda pulls elements of various shapes to create fresh & new silhouettes that are customized uniquely for each client. Tune into this hybrid cutting class to learn how to combine the elements of a shag & a mullet to create a modern, ‘shaglet’ shape.

  • Hear how Manda dreams up their hybrid cuts & when you can recommend this unique approach to design work
  • See how to combine the silhouette of a shag, with textured interior layering of a mullet & a cool crescent fringe that's tousled with texture, creating the signature shaglet cut
  • Learn how you can finish this alternative cut by enhancing the texture & movement with speedy styling hacks
Class #4

The Modern Wolf Cut

Jesse Linares

11:00 AM -12:00 PM PT | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

This voluminous, multi-layered, shag & mullet hybrid is a creative cut we're seeing from coast-to-coast on alternative clients looking to switch up their style. The 'wolf' shag is a take on the cut that is focused on natural texture & movement being directed forward, giving it a modern edge. Learn how to create this edgy rock 'n' roll cut that caters to clients wanting an undone, soft texture that's lived-in & alternative-looking.

  • Hear what hair types Jesse recommends this cut for depending on density & texture
  • Learn how to organically approach this haircut using pivoting guides
  • Watch how to incorporate a shear & blender to encourage movement through weight removal & layering
  • See how-to style this rock 'n' roll cut for a modern finish that's fresh
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