Costume Design For The Matchmaker
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Title of Document: COSTUME DESIGN FOR THE MATCHMAKER
Aryna Petrashenko, M.F.A., 2014
Professor Helen Huang, Department of, Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
The following thesis explores the costume design process and execution for the production of The Matchmaker. This document includes a detailed explanation of the design process, including conceptual approach statement, costume and character research, preliminary pencil sketches, color costume renderings with fabric swatches, in-process fitting photos and production photos. The production of The Matchmaker was produced at the University of Maryland and opened on October 11, 2013 under the direction of Alan Paul. The design team included set designer Paige Hathaway, the lighting designer Andrew Cissna, and the sound designer Neil McFadden.