Please Hang Up Your Costume

Please Hang Up Your Costume

If your school or community theatre program are like the one in which I assist with, you probably find yourself renting your costumes for the majority of your productions. As it goes, you spend thousands of dollars renting beautiful costumes for your young cast members to wear to help bring their characters to life and provide the students a better theatre experience. 

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Local Theatre Costumers are Criminally Underappreciated

Local Theatre Costumers are Criminally Underappreciated

We all know the most central creative roles in any theatrical production. There is the playwright, who is the prime artist responsible for creating a show to produce. There is the director, who – after reading the script and interpreting it – creates his or her own unique vision for the show, and then is responsible for executing it. Finally, there are the actors, who bring the show to life through the characters – some of which may be vastly different from their real-life personas – that they each portray during the performance.

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