Tag Archive: William Peace University

Dec 27

Much Ado About Nothing – Final Production Photos

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‘Much Ado About Nothing’ – William Peace University – April, 2013 Directed by: Wade Newhouse and Eliza Laskowski Costume Design: Laura J. Parker Set Design: Sonya Drum Lighting Design: Jennifer Becker Technical Direction: David Jensen Photos by Ian Dunne TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Dec 27

Spring Awakening – Final Production Photos

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‘Spring Awakening’ – William Peace University – February, 2014 Directed by: Jason Dula Costume Design: Laura J. Parker Set Design: Sonya Drum Lighting Design: Jennifer Becker Technical Direction: David Jensen TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Jun 22

Spring Awakening

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I’ve had a little time over the summer to play with gouache, and I’m really enjoying the results! I love the opacity and the way the colors layer on top of each other. Fun to play with paint! Wendla (left) and Ilse (right), from William Peace University’s production of ‘Spring Awakening’, February 2014. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Jan 13

‘Spring Awakening’ – preliminary costume design sketches

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One of the striking things about the musical ‘Spring Awakening’ is the juxtaposition between the 19th c. visual aesthetic and the 21st c. rock music – it’s that contrast that transforms the musical from merely “pretty” to powerful. When designing turn-of-the-centruy shows, we are lucky to have a wealth of information – photographs, catalogs, fashion plates, …

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Dec 31

1872 Draped Overskirt

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One of the challenges in the costume design for ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ was the ensemble – we had eight women in the ensemble, and I wanted to keep the overall aesthetic cohesive while still giving each woman a different look.  This was accomplished through a lot of mixing and matching of pieces – …

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Dec 31

‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ – November 2013 – Final Production Photos

‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ – William Peace University – November, 2013 Directed by: Jason Dula Costume Design: Laura J. Parker Set Design: Sonya Drum Lighting Design: Jennifer Becker Technical Direction: David Jensen Faithful to its historical period in Laura Parker’s sumptuous costumes…” – Byron Woods, Independent Weekly Honored among the best of the Triangle …

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Dec 25

The Mystery of Edwin Drood… teaser post!

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Three show updates is more than enough for one night – Drood will have to wait until later this week.  But I thought I’d leave you with a teaser…. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Dec 25

No Exit – Final Production Photos – September 2013

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‘No Exit’ – William Peace Theatre – September 2013 Written by: Jean-Paul Sartre Directed by: Jennifer Avery Costume Design: Laura J. Parker Set Design: Sonya Drum Lighting Design: Jennifer Becker Technical Direction: David Jensen   TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Dec 25

Stop Kiss – Final Production Photos – April 2013

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‘Stop Kiss’ – William Peace University Theatre – April 2013 written by: Diana Son Directed by: Kenny Gannon Costume Design: Laura J. Parker Lighting Design: Jennifer Becker Set Design: Sonya Drum Technical Director: David Jensen     TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Feb 22

Godspell – Final Production Photos

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Godspell – William Peace University – October, 2012 Director: Kenny Gannon.  Costume Design:  Laura Parker.  Set Design: Sonya Drum.  Lighting Design: Jenni Becker.  Sound Design: Stevan Dupor. Everyday people, finding community – that was the concept behind the costume design for William Peace University’s production of ‘Godspell’.  The set, designed by Sonya Drum, was based …

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