Designing a batsuit can be rather challenging; for example, the batsuit cape needed to drape beautifully and dramatically for those strong scenes, but for other scenes, it needed to ruffle a bit by a gentle breeze. Enjoy comments from costume Supervisors, costume Coordinators, and costume FX artists along with other costume designers and directors. There is even mention of a victorian mangle which we know as the old fashioned wringer part of the wringer-washer that grandmother may have used. But wait, there's more ...

You can have a smooth Angels day and that's great, but it's only when something goes wrong that people really show what they're made of; go behind the scenes on a two-play day of Angels in America and see what it takes to bring to life over seven hours of theatre. It is a thrilling experience to set up a huge show like Angles; working as a stage hand can be so inspiring ...

QUESTION: What do these shows have in common? THE WIZARD OF OZ, TOMMY:THE MUSICAL, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, CATS AND WICKED?

ANSWER: Performers FLY in each of these productions ... 

Allison Williams Thinks Happy Thoughts as she takes her First PETER PAN flight. Notice the flying harness  that she wears and how it is connected to the overhead stucture. Imagine how odd it must feel to be held by the harness and to move so quickly from side to side. Remember now, the harness is fitted to the performer and worn underneath the costume. Clearly, performers must be fit for this business, as well as courageous ... have a look ...

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.