Brianne has designed the costumes for over 70 theatrical productions, five short films, and a television pilot, and is currently working at Campbell Hall School in North Hollywood, where she designs the costumes for the middle school, high school, and dance productions and teaches as part of their summer creative arts academy. She was also the resident costume designer for the Los Angeles-based Meh-Tropolis Dance Theatre from its founding in 2002 until 2008. In addition to writing this blog, she is a frequent contributor to the online magazine Tyranny of Style, dedicated to celebrating the art and process of costume design. Brianne graduated with a B.A. in Theatre Arts and a minor in History from Loyola Marymount University.
Feel free to browse a sampling of Brianne’s extensive portfolio below…
*A Quick Note: You may notice something unusual about many of the photos below. Because my work often involves actors who are minors, in order to protect their privacy, I have blurred out their faces. Thanks for your understanding.
Cinderella: A Feminist Fairy Tale – I designed the costumes for this fun short film in the spring of 2017. It premiered at the HollyShorts Film Festival in Los Angeles in March 2018.
The Mental State – I had the great honor of being the costume designer for the World Premiere production of The Mental State, written and directed by Josh Adell, in 2014. You can find out more information about this remarkable, moving, and timely play here.
The Madwoman of Chaillot
The Robber Bridegroom
The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later
9 to 5: The Musical
As You Like It
Shrek: The Musical
Six Degrees of Separation
Meh-Volution (concert, ballet & modern)
Destination: Meh-Tropolis (concert, ballet & modern)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (full-length ballet)
Cinderella (full-length ballet)
OTHER COSTUME EXPERIENCE:
PSA/Commercial – In 2012, I worked on a PSA for Hepatitis testing awareness, where the script called for an actor to play a human-sized, walking, talking liver – quite a unique design/construction challenge! Here’s the result:
Enchanted Party Tales – I frequently create and construct costumes for a Los Angeles-based company called Enchanted Party Tales, which specializes in supplying character performers for children’s parties. Here are a few of the costumes I’ve created for them: