South Coast Repertory’s Beth Fhaner sits down with Costume Designer Valérie Thérèse Bart to discuss her design for the upcoming POOR YELLA REDNECKS.

“Born in France to Vietnamese refugee parents, Valérie Thérèse Bart’s family eventually made their way to the U.S. in the 1990s. For Bart, costume designer for the world premiere of Qui Nguyen’s Poor Yella Rednecks, the play’s immigrant story has allowed her to feel a deeply personal connection to the material. Because Bart comes from a multi-ethic/multicultural background and sees the world as such, she aims to create work that is collaborative and truly diverse…”

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