For the Masquers Playhouse production of The Apple Tree, the costumer found a vintage summer dress in butterscotch gingham that she felt was perfect for Eve–except for its fragility, and that it fit the actress too snugly. I took measurements of the original and made a copy in a slightly larger size.
The San Francisco Free Civic Theater production of Two Gentlemen of Verona was reset in Alta California circa 1850, and retitled Two Gentlemen of Sonoma. I was commissioned to make a dress for Sylvia based upon a commercial pattern.
Here is a dress for the “285-year-old” Aunt Ester in the Multi-Ethnic Theater production of Gem of the Ocean.
And here is Dr. Chasuble’s christening robe for The Importance of Being Earnest.