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Shop Talk on November 20: Wigs & Hats in Midsummer

Posted by Sarah Mitchell | 01 November 2012


Shop Talk:

A Collaboration on Wigs & Hats

in A Midsummer Night's Dream

WHEN: Tuesday, November 20 from 6:30 - 7 p.m.

WHERE: Mezzanine Lobby

Barbara Casement, Costume Crafts Artisan

Danna Rosedahl, Wig Mistress

Kelsey Tyler, Moderator




Please note that this program will be offered in place of the prologue for A Midsummer Night's Dream on November 20.

For this installment of Shop Talk we'll sit down with two of our talented artisans to discuss their collaboration on one of Shakespeare's most fantastical stories. What do you do when a flower has to spring out of an actor's head, wig and all? What is the process like from design to fittings to mock-ups to the final product?

Costume renderings below are courtesy of Costume Designer Deb Dryden. Check out the awesome headpieces!




Click here for view the dates for all of this season's pre-show Shop Talk discussions.


PCS's 2012-2013 Education & Community Programs are generously supported by:


PCS's education & community programs are supported in part by a grant from the Oregon Arts Commission
and the National Endowment for the Arts

Regional Arts & Culture Council and Work for Art

James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation

U.S. Bank


Evelyn Crowell

Michael E. Menashe

Sue Horn-Caskey and Rick Caskey

H.W. & D.C.H. Irwin Foundation

Autzen Foundation

Comments (2)

Hi Bethany! That is certainly something we would consider. I’ll pass your comment along to our Education & Community Programs Department. Thanks so much for your interest!

  • Kinsley Suer
  • 29 Nov 12 08:38

It would be SO cool if you could video this and put it on youtube for others to watch. smile

  • Bethany Pithan
  • United States
  • 20 Nov 12 08:53

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