A close-up look at those B&B Costumes ...
'Selma' costume designer Ruth Carter reveals how she re-created the famous "Bloody Sunday" march -- and how she finds the psychology of characters who existed in real life.
Costume designer Carol Ramsey chats with Gold Derby editor Zach Laws about her work on the gay rights limited series "When We Rise."
The costumes of "Transparent" involve finding the right look for a middle-aged man coming out as transgender; they need to reveal the inner life of an entire family in transition. Costume designer Marie Schley joined Variety's Malina Saval to take us inside the design of Amazon's acclaimed series.
Canadian Costume designer Anne Dixon shows us every stitch, hem, and pleat that helped build the world of Anne ...
The glamorous outfits of “Scandal’s” women are practically a character on the show, and legions of loyal “gladiators” study every designer blouse and coat from home; join Elizabeth Wagmeister backstage to talk to costume designer Lyn Paolo and costar Portia de Rossi (“Elizabeth North”) about what they wear and the details that make the show look so delicious.
Clint Ramos is nominated for a Tony Award for the costumes for 'Eclipsed,' the Broadway play starring Lupita Nyong’o, and designed the play’s sets as well. Clint joined Variety’s Jenelle Riley to talk about the challenges of recreating war-torn West Africa on the Broadway stage.
Puppet Designer Emily DeCola ,of The Puppet Kitchen has been designing and building puppets in New York for 7 years. She explains the wide scope of creating characters, sculpting puppets from a variety of materials, and both the possibilities and limitations in performing using puppets. She shares how her puppeteering career began and has led to partnering with Michael Schupbach and Eric Wright at their own puppetry studio. DeCola shows how the puppets were developed and designed for John Tartaglia's "ImaginOcean."
Cameron Mackintosh, Sam Fleming and Heather Chockley talk about some of the costumes on The Phantom of the Opera North American Tour.
As the costume designer for Sleeping Beauty at Regina's Globe Theatre, Bonnie Deakin has been busy transforming our cast from actors to kings and queens, fairies and Hell Hounds. In the following video, she shares her vision for the project.
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.