Rae Stephens

Rae Stephens

Monday, 11 September 2017 10:42

Working Outside in Smoky Air

Current Forest Fire Map of BC and Alberta September 2017

I know it may smell good, but it’s not good for you. In fact, smoke conditions are considered light to moderate if you notice a smoke odour and haziness or visibility that is less than eight km; when smoke is heavy, it’s not good for anyone.


In 2010 I was hired by Cirque du Soleil as a Costumer/ Stitcher to do day-work (wardrobe maintenence) for the Calgary run of the show. Here's a quick look ...

Tuesday, 05 September 2017 14:59

Liberace's Costumes & The Beatles

Liberace was an incredible showman and his costumes, designed by Michael Travis were amazing. Take a peek ...

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The Costumer's Notebook,

The book The Costumer's Notebook is a 295 page comprehensive handbook for Costumers for stage and film including a full Glossary of stage and film industry terms. Sections include methods and tricks for laundry, dyeing, breakdown, Dresser guidelines and protocols for Stage or Film and various size charts for men and women from shoes to gloves. Other Sections include diagrams showing How to Iron A Shirt, How to Tie a Tie and How to Tie a Bow Tie. Costume fittings, costume lay out and costume storage are also discussed.