Tag Archives: costumes

Tutus don’t grow on trees

Ok, so, you know how the Adult Beginner went to school for costumes, right? Well, right beside the costume shop where I had the huge majority of my classes plus twenty hours each week where we built the costumes for … Continue reading

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You’ll never work at Babara Matera’s…

Looking through the playbill for American Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake, I saw this credit: Costumes executed by Barbara Matera, Ltd. Took me back to a couple months ago, at work, cutting some huge thing, like an oldey timey vampire priest’s … Continue reading

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Are we still talking about Black Swan?

Good. ’cause here’s another thing. Actors do not want to wear clothing. Let alone costumes with any level of difficulty. Costumes confuse them, restrict them, and are often the first thing identified as a problem when everything else starts to … Continue reading

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The Adult Beginner guests posts at Tights and Tiaras!

Omg, you guys! The Adult Beginner escaped from her cage, and look what happened! A Guest Post on Tights and Tiaras! Have a look!

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