Build – Togas – “La Clemenza di Tito”

Characters: Various | At Aspen Opera Festival and School, Aspen, CO | Director: Ed Berkeley | Conductor: Jane Glover | Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Libretto: Caterino Mazzolà | Theater: Wheeler Opera House, Aspen Music Festival |Photography: Elle Logan (where noted) and Brittany Graham I built several togas for the opera “La Clemenza di Tito.”…

Costume Design – “Twelfth Night”

At University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI | Director: David Furumoto | Playwright: William Shakespeare | Lighting Design: Deborah Smrz | Set Design: Rob Wagner | Sound Design: Kai-Yu Yen | Props Master: Shannon Jones | Photographer: Beau Meyer This version of Twelfth Night was set in Hawaii during the fall of the Hawaiian Kingdom, 1897….

Costume Design – “Stupid F*cking Bird”

At University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI | Director: Patricia Boyette | Playwright: Aaron Posner | Lighting Design: Sruthi Suresan | Sound Design: Ethan White | Set Design: Keith Pitt | Photography: Beau Meyer and Jim Stauffer (where noted) Images of renderings and photos of the production below. Click to enlarge.  

Costume Design – “Smart People”

At University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI | Director: Chuck Smith | Playwright: Lydia R. Diamond | Scenic Design and Projections: Shuxing Fan | Lighting Design: Deborah Smrz  | Photography: Ross Zentner Regional Premiere. Four young professionals battle out their pride and insecurities, exposing their uglier natures while Barack Obama runs for his first term in…

Unrealized Design – “Summer & Smoke”

Summer & Smoke | Playwright: Tennessee Williams My greatest challenge was to design costumes that could be quick-rigged in layers for the character Alma’s multiple quick changes.