Stage Manager Heather Chockley shows off costumes from the North America tour of The Phantom Of The Opera; lovely

Jacqueline West speaks to us about her costume design for the film, The Revenant ...

Just for fun, visit Peter Jackson in his cave--his world-class collection of props, costumes, and cinema artifacts that inspired him as a young filmmaker and continue to inspire him. Adam and Peter examine a prop you may recognize: the faceplate for the Hal 9000 computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey. 

Deborah Scott speaks to us about her gorgeous costume designs for The Titanic ...

Go backstage with PHANTOM performer Jeremy Stolle ("Passarino") and get a glimpse of the costumer's art.

Wonderful Art Deco inspiration at the Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition in Melbourne ...

As the Costume Shop Assistant at Center Theatre Group,  Whitney Oppenheimer spends her days dyeing fabric, crafting costume pieces, altering garments, and supporting shows’ costume designers in any way she can. In our latest Working in Theatre video, Oppenheimer discusses the skills that have served her best in her profession, the advice that changed her life as a teenager, and what to do when confronted with the word “No.” Wonderful advice, thanks Whitney ...

Welcome to the showcase of assassins costumes from Assassin's Creed Movie, costumes designed by Sammy Sheldon

WICKED, costume designer, Susan Hilferty introduces us to Alyce Gilbert, Production Wardrobe Supervisor who takes us through a day in the show ...

Last year, I wrote another blog titled Summer Film Checklist; about supplies, kits and clothing a costumer should include when working outdoors on a film. It’s good to check your kit at least once a year; to inventory the contents, replenish containers of low supplies and to add new items. 

All my original urgings of bringing warm, comfortable clothing, extra clothing, and sun and safety gear still apply, but this year, I’d like to talk about a threat that is common to everyone who works outside during the spring, summer and autumn months - Lyme Disease. Lyme disease is an inflammatory disease characterized by flu-like symptoms, caused by bacteria that is transmitted by ticks. 

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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.