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Costume design teacher Natalie Chaidezs studio sits next to the Theatre Ink production board.

North welcomes its newest Head of Costume Design

Aaron Spetter-Goldstein January 26, 2023

From a very young age, costume design teacher Natalie Chaidez has loved anything and everything involving theater. Starting off in local productions, Chaidez made her way into North’s theater program,...

Behind the Scenes of Theatre Ink: Hair, Makeup, and Costume Design

Behind the Scenes of Theatre Ink: Hair, Makeup, and Costume Design

Isabella Lecona March 3, 2018

Fabric swatches, mannequins with half-finished dresses, and racks upon racks of old costumes fill the wardrobe department room in North’s theater wing. Cork boards with pictures and magazine cutouts...

Review: Brighton Beach Memoirs transports audience to 1937 Brooklyn

Review: Brighton Beach Memoirs transports audience to 1937 Brooklyn

The Newtonite November 6, 2014

by Maya Abou-Rizk Antique furniture and perfectly-styled decor fill a humble house and set the stage to take the audience to 1937 Brooklyn, where a young boy narrates his adolescent years as an American...

Costume design teacher Ruth Talvacchia helps freshman Annabelle Tocco try on her costume for this years musical during D-block today as part of a demonstration for the Intro to Costume Design class.

Feature: Theatre expands to include Intro to Costume Design class

The Newtonite March 3, 2014

by Maya Abou-Rizk Fingers and minds work nimbly in front of sewing machines and half-made dresses.  Heads look up from tedious work as a new group of students shuffle in. This is seen in Theatre Ink’s...

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