Stephen Cabral, Director of the Costume Collection, takes actor Charlie Williams for a tour of the Theatre Development Funds' outrageous closet featuring over 80,000 pieces ...

What an amazing resource for our New York Costumer friends. My friend Lynne, has begun such a collection by starting a very reasonable costume rental business that works with local Lethbridge community theater and independent film groups. So far, we've built period costume pieces, collected vintage hats, accessories, boots and shoes and, even provide the producer with an accurate Wardrobe Bible Book for their archives. Are you interested in beginning a local costume collection? Comb through vintage shops, collectables fairs and second-hand clothing stores to find those exquisite articles. Let me know if you need tips on cleaning or storing; I'd love to showcase your work .... remember: have fun, or it's work...

I love peeking backstage on Broadway Touring Musicals; up this time is Beauty and the Beast. Check out interviews with performers Hilary Mailburger and Darick Pead and Adam Dietlein, Director Rob Roth, Company Manager Kristin Stewart,  and Production  Stage Manager David Zack; and view the amazing stage and wardrobe ...

Michele Clapton discusses her work as costume designer on The Crown which earned her a BAFTA.

How exactly does one so fluffy get in and out of a car? Ladies of the Great Basin Costume Society demonstrate this clash of centuries.

A Day in the life ... I always enjoy the backstage looks at Broadway shows; the costumes, the lights, the action ....

I just love short reference videos; that quickly show the passage of time, and how clothing lines have shifted over the decades. I also love watching Dressers assist with the changes and Final Touches. Take a peek at how wedding dresses have changed ...

Costuming is a vital but oftentimes overlooked aspect of amazing filmmaking. Let's take a look at some movies and see how the costuming added so much to their stories.

A close-up look at those B&B Costumes ...

Let's take a look at some very memorable costume movies ...

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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.