Here's the completel Lion King Behind the Scenes story ...

Part 3 of this series on the tourig Beauty and the Beast takes us behind the curtains; introducing us to the Costume Designer, Set Designer and Touring Head Stage Carpenter ...

Boardwalk Empire is a glamorous show and costume designer John Dunn shows us how a designer might shop a show; if a local shop carries the period or look the designer is looking for ...

In Beauty and the Beast, part 2, we hear from a few new performers Emily Mattheson, Charlie Jones, James May, Hassan Nazari-Robati, and, Musical Director Michael Borth ...

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 ...

Let's analyse the costumes from the much anticipated blockbuster, THOR:Ragnarok. We get an advanced viewing of 6 major character costumes (Skurge, Hela, Loki, Thor, Grandmaster and Valkyrie +Hulk’s weapons) at the THOR:Ragnarok costume exhibit at Fan Expo...

Emmy-winning hair stylist Monte Haught talks wigs, hair, and the demanding schedule of a period horror series. Check out what the Hair Truck looks like;

Incredible costumes ....

 Join Adam Savage and puppet supervisor Michael Reilly backstage at The Lion King during its run in San Francisco. We visit the musical's puppet shop, where puppet supervisor Michael Reilly walks us through the numerous intricate and varied puppets and masks used in the performance and shows us how they're maintained in his traveling workshop; I especially love Michael's road boxes ...

Check out the hats Angela Clayton has been working on ....

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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.