Valérie Thérèse Bart – Costume & Scenic Designer
Valérie Thérèse Bart (Costume and Scenic Designer)
Off-Broadway: Tina Packer’s Women of Will (costume/scenic design, Eric Tucker dir.) Off-Off-Broadway: Song of Convalescent Ayn Rand Giving Thanks to the Godhead in the Lydian Mode at Joe’s Pub, IRT (costume design, Michael Raudir.); Broken Fences (costume design, Alex Levy dir.); The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant at Lee Strasberg Institute of Theater and Film (costume design, Louisa Proske dir.); Say You Heard My Echo at HERE Arts Center (costume design, Jesse Jou dir.), Anna: Love in the Cold War (Josh Kashinsky dir.); Goodbye New York, Goodbye Heart at HERE Arts Center (scenic design, world premiere, Oliver Butler dir.); Regional: The Guthrie Theater, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Arts Emerson and Yale Repertory Theater: The Servant of Two Masters (costume design, Christopher Bayes dir.); Yale Repertory Theater: POP! (scenic design, world premiere, Mark Brokaw dir.); Theater: Atlantic Theater Acting School: In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play (costume design); Rider University: A New Brain (costume design); New London Barn Playhouse: The Drowsy Chaperone (costume design, BT McNicholl dir.), Guys and Dolls (costume design, Robert Sella dir.); Yale School of Drama: Uncle Vanya (costume design, Ron Van Lieu dir.), The Tempest (scenic design), The Robbers (costume design); Opera: NYU Steinhardt School of Music: Die Fledermaus, Brahm’s Liebeslieder (costume design, Michael Rau dir.); Awards: Finalist of the New Hampshire Theatre Awards in Best Costume Design category for The Drowsy Chaperone (2011); nominee for the Connecticut Critics Circle Awards in Outstanding Scenic Design for POP! (2010); recipient of the Leo Lerman Graduate Fellowship in Design (2010); recipient of the Marvin Sims Memorial Fellowship Award for Young Designer of Color (2006); Training: M.F.A., Design, Yale School of Drama
Check out Stage Direction's wonderful interview with set and costume designer Valérie Thérèse Bart about the process of collaborative design and how being a woman of color impacts her experience as a designer. Photo: "Vanity Fair" World Premiere by Kate Hamill...
Bedlam’s WHAT YOU WILL (OR TWELFTH NIGHT), Lighting by Les Dickert; Costumes by Valérie Thérèse Bart.
Review: ‘Twelfth Night,’ in Two Plays, Blurs Identity