WIG AND MAKEUP DESIGNER, COSTUMER
– over twenty-five years of experience in the NY/CT/ New England area including Theatre of the American Actor, Ivoryton Playhouse, Manahattan College, Bridgeport Downtown Cabaret Theater, Connecticut Opera, Yale Opera, Hartford Stage, Hartford Ballet, The Bushnell, CT Rep, Goodspeed, and Theaterworks. Off Broadway premiers and showcases, new work staged readings, and film and video experience.
WIG AND MAKEUP DESIGNER, COSTUMER -
Ivoryton Playhouse (2013 - present)
Bridgeport Downtown Cabaret Theater. (1995-2014)
WIG AND MAKEUP DESIGNER, COSTUMER/TEACHING ARTIST –
Manhattan College. (2015 - present)
Oddfellows Playhouse. (2008-2014)
COSTUMER - BE OUR GUEST, Duke's Eye Productions, NYC
FILM AND MEDIA – television series, independent features, shorts, commercials, medical training films.
FASHION/PHOTOGRAPHY – hair and makeup advisor/technician for models and photographers (head shots, runway, photo-fashion); media and print advertising.
COSTUMER - extensive knowledge of fabric, color, art and costume history. Sewing and construction skills, knowledge of hand work and machine construction. Wide knowledge and extensive relationships with wardrobe houses and suppliers,.
PRODUCTION DESIGN/SET DECORATION/PROPS
Production designer, set dresser, and set decorator on independent film projects, television, and media for fifteen years. Work in this area has been screened at Sundance, Telluride, South by Southwest, Los Angeles International Shorts, and New Haven Film Festival. Media experience includes commercials, public service announcements, pilots, and series such as “The Case Files of Dr. Henry Lee” on Court TV.
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B.A. in Arts and Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, December 1986
A.S. in Retail Merchandising, Harcum Junior College, Honors Graduate, May 1983
Certified Esthetician, CT, 1999