Tag Archive: Cabaret

Apr 20

Cabaret – Final Production Shots


‘Cabaret’ – William Peace University – February, 2012.  Director: Kenny Gannon. Costume Design: Laura Parker.  Set Design:  Sonya Drum.  Lighting Design: Jennifer Becker.  Technical Direction:  David Jensen TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Mar 14

1930’s tap pants and bandeau


Costume Designer, draper, and technician: Laura Parker Created for ‘Rosie’ – one of the Kit Kat Girls in William Peace University’s production of ‘Cabaret’.  Dyed silk charmeuse bandeau and tap pants with vintage lace applique details.  Based off of various vintage lingerie photos and extant pieces. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Mar 14

Mid-20’s Dress – Fraulein Schneider

12 - 1

Costume designer, draper and technician:  Laura Parker This dress was created for Fraulein Schneider in William Peace University’s production of ‘Cabaret’.   Based off of ‘Superior Patterns – 1908’, a mid-20’s pattern, this simple style placed Fraulein Schneider firmly in the middle class in Wiemar Germany.  Sturdy, with just little hints of past wealth in the …

Continue reading »

Feb 27

‘Cabaret’ – concentration camp uniform

Screen shot 2012-02-27 at 2.11.39 PM

Reproduction concentration camp uniform – used in William Peace Theatre’s production of ‘Cabaret’, February 2012. One of the more challenging pieces for ‘Cabaret’ was the concentration camp uniform worn by the Emcee in the final number.  Although it’s fairly easy to purchase reproduction WWII uniforms and clothing, you can not purchase a reproduction concentration camp …

Continue reading »

Feb 17

‘Cabaret’ is featured on NBC17!

Congrats to the cast of ‘Cabaret’ at William Peace University – featured on NBC17’s ‘Today’ this morning! TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Feb 16

Publicity Shots – ‘Cabaret’

Cabaret - Emcee and Sally

A few publicity shots for ‘Cabaret’ at William Peace University: TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Feb 14

Drive-by, grainy cell-phone photo post, part deux!


First dress for ‘Cabaret’ went beautifully!  There are notes, of course (there are always notes!), but for the most part they’re fairly minor and should be easy to fix. I’ll admit – the part I’m the most pleased with are the Kit Kat girls.  I worked hard to give each dancer her own distinct personality, …

Continue reading »

Jan 30

1920’s Camisole and Tap Pants

Blue Cami and Tap Pants

  Cute little cami and tap pants for one of my Kit Kat girls – ‘Texas’.  Although it’s not scandalous to the modern eye, I’m putting most of the Kit Kat dancers in historic lingerie – and I’m “tarting” it up by adding burlesque decorations, as seen in some of the archival photos I used …

Continue reading »