Costume Design – “Is He Dead?”

At University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI | Director: David Furumoto | Playwright: Mark Twain (Adapted by David Ives) | Photographer: Beau Meyer, Jake Prine, John Drescher, and Brittany Graham (each noted)

Set in 1840s France, Mark Twain’s “Is He Dead?” follows a fictionalized account of the life of Jean-François Millet as he and his friends attempt to swindle their way into a life of fame and fortune. This project was part of my Masters of Fine Arts Thesis.

Below are examples of renderings and research, and of photos of the finished product. Click to enlarge.

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