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North’s costume department enriches theater production through detailed character designs

Sophie Mathewson May 15, 2022

Tucked away next to the Little Theatre on the first floor, the costumes shop and makeup rooms are bustling with students, busily working. Racks line the walls, with pieces ranging from light satin dresses,...

Artist of the month: Ellie Strayer

Artist of the month: Ellie Strayer

Amy Morrill March 7, 2016

by Amy Morrill Senior Ellie Strayer is March’s Artist of the Month because of her skill and passion for making costumes for many shows, including the upcoming musical, Oliver!. Q: What are your inspirations...

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
Fingers and minds work nimbly in front of sewing machines and half-made . . .

Hipstitch employees share passion for sewing

The Newtonite September 12, 2012
by Malini Gandhi Brightly-lit, pink-and-white wallpapered Hipstitch studio is filled with so much color, from the rainbow array of bold fabrics lining the back walls to the dozens of purple flowered chairs pulled up to the sewing machines.

Costumes integral to shows

The Newtonite September 30, 2011
by Fatema Zaidi Deep in the Theatre Ink area, a room is full of dresses, ranging from black to bright yellow. Shoes line up the shelves and boxes are mounting on top of each other, full to the brim with more clothing. A box of broken needles lies on the desk, waiting to be thrown away.
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