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

Up for another gorgeous Carnival?

Costume designer Rob Howell and lighting designer Hugh Vanstone talk about their wonderful work creating the colorful, enchanted and puzzling world of Matilda ...

Matilda

Listen in as costume and makeup designer Kym Barrett shares her creative process fueling the stunning handmade creations showcased in TORUK – The First Flight. We learn that opening night doesn’t signal the end of a designer’s responsibilities, as Barrett and the rest of the cast and crew continuously push themselves to search out improvements that can bring each character one step closer to perfection.

Oh for a bit of colour on a November day; check out these lovely costumes, masks and accessories from a warmer day ...

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

Lets take a look at the early Designs, Concepts and behind the scenes photos of Tim Curry's character Pennywise ,,,

Let's go behind the scenes of the Stratford Festival's Wigs and Makeup department...

Broadway's CATS is touring again, here's a peek at just one amazing character cat ...

A  stage character  is shaped by many factors; an important, and often under-examined aspect to the creation of a character and achievement of a production is created by the magnificent makeup artists on and off-Broadway. Aprefect show-ready look 8 times a week? Makeup Artists Brian Strumwasser and Thelma Pollard share their journey on the creation and maintenance of a character. It's a difficult job to keep the show makeup looking fresh for each character costume change that could happen during one performance, and, to keep the show looking crisp and new over a very long run ...

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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.