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Professional

Production:

Newsies

Position:

Asst. Costume Design​er

Wig Stylist, Stitcher

Production Company:

Lees McRae Summer Theatre (2019)

Costume Design: Alice Neff

From the Mountaintop

Wig Stylist, Milliner

Stitcher

Lees McRae Summer Theatre (2019)

Costume Design: Alice Neff

Mamma Mia

Stitcher

Lees McRae Summer Theatre (2019)

Costume Design: Alice Neff

Educational

Production:

Cabaret

Position:

Costume Designer

Production Company:

Oakland University (2020)

Dir. Beth Guest      

Urinetown

Costume Designer

Wig Stylist

Stitcher

Oakland University (2019)

Dir. Don Brewer      

Seagull

Costume Designer

Stitcher

Oakland University (2019)

Dir. Lynnae Lehfeldt      

Blue Stockings

Lead Costumer

Oakland University (2019)

Costume Design: Christa Koerner    

Dialogue of the Carmelites

Stitcher

Oakland University (2020)

Costume Design: Christy Heussner    

Southern Promises*

Costume Designer

Oakland University (2019)

Dir. Jordan Taylor      

Oakland Dance Theatre

"The Voices Within"

Costume Designer

Oakland University (2018)

Choreo. Christina Tasco      

Clybourne Park*

Costume Designer

Oakland University (2018)

      Dir. Rebecca Lister, Mark Ujkstivani     

Martha

Hair/Makeup Designer

Wig Stylist

Stitcher

Oakland University (2018)

Costume Design: Christy Heussner 

Into the Woods

Stitcher

Oakland University (2018)

Costume Design: Leslie Littel      

*Denotes Student-Directed Production

Education

Oakland University

Rochester Hills, MI

BFA Musical Theatre with a concentration in Costume Design

Graduation: April 2020

Special Skills

Wig styling; strong stitcher, draper, and patterner; millinery and craft experience; can thread and use serger, coverstitch, roll hemmer, and general sewing machines; corset lacing.

Other Skills:

BFA Training in Musical Theatre (4 years); Voice Training (9 years); drawing and rendering.

Awards

Kennedy Center ACTF National Award for Costume Design (2020)

Gittlen Achievement Award in Theatre Design and Technology (2020)

KCACTF Region III Theatrical Design Award for Excellence in Costume Design (2020)
Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas Award for Excellence in Technology and Design (2020)

References

Christa Koerner

Costume Shop Supervisor

Oakland University

koerner@oakland.edu

Cal Schwartz

Production Manager

Shakespeare in Detroit

cal@shakespeareindetroit.com

Alice Neff

Costume Designer

Lee’s McRae Summer Theatre

aliceneff2@yahoo.com

©2021 by Matthew Carlsen