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Kelly Mann

Costume Design & Construction

Costume Design - Theater

June 2018

And the Winner Is - Directed by Lisa Labrecque

Pelham Actors' Guild, Pelham, NH
  • Researched & designed costumes ; created budget; sourced costumes; applied theatrical make-up & wigs.

Porgy & Bess

Conceptual Designs
  • Researched 1930's fashion; Designed and digitally rendered costumes.

Costume Design - Movies

Dracula

Conceptual Designs
  • Created historically accurate costume designs based upon extensive research of 19th century fashions.

Orlando

Conceptual Designs
  • Thoroughly researched 16th through 20th century fashions, designed & rendered costumes in watercolor.

Education

2016Present

M.F.A Costume Design

Art Academy University

Expected graduation May 2019

19831987

B.A. Psychology

UMASS Lowell

Psychology, social sciences, studio art, art history

Costume Construction

The Tate House Museum

  • Upon request from museum staff, researched and created a proposal for two colonial clothing ensembles which reflected the socio-political time period of two real people from the 1760s.
  •  Working with a deadline, drafted the patterns to wearers' measurements, sewed and constructed the garments, and prepared, packaged and delivered the ensembles.

James Madison's Montpelier

  • Based on input from the curatorial department, sewed and constructed18th century lady's cap. Prepared, packaged, and shipped the cap by the museum's due date.

A Stitch in Time

  • Designed and constructed 18th century style clothing and undergarments for re-enactors