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Emperor’s New Clothes on Channel 2 News

Besides being a complete delight to work on, The Emperor’s New Clothes is getting some excellent reviews. Here’s Chris Jones on Channel 2 News raving about the show.

Sam’s Jacket

One of my favorite pieces I’ve designed is Sam’s jacket in the Emperor’s New Clothes. I’m just in love with it and want one made for me. As with all of the costumes in ENC, I started thinking about Sam’s pieces in terms of our “modern fairytale” vocabulary. Sam says she wears jeans and hoodies [...]

Chicago Sun Times Interview

I was just interviewed in the Chicago Sun Times for my work on The Emperor’s New Clothes. Here’s the link. For more information about this delightful show, go to the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre website.


The Albany Park Theatre Project Directors: David Feiner, Maggie Popadiak, Colby Beserra, Rossana Rodriguez Scenic Design: Scott Neale Costume Design: Debbie Baer Lighting Design: Jeremy Getz

The Wiz

The Wiz First Stage Children’s Theatre Milwaukee, WI Director: Tony Horne Scenic Design: Collette Pollard Costume Design: Debbie Baer Lighting Design: Jason Fassl

All the Fame of Lofty Deeds

All The Fame of Lofty Deeds House Theatre By Mark Guarino Based on the art and music of Jon Langford Director: Tommy Rapley Set and Lighting Desgin: Lee Keenan Costume and Puppet Design: Debbie Baer Puppet Builder: Billy Dee

The Wiz Costumes make it to the News

Check out this link to see some of my Wiz costumes on Fox 6 Milwaukee news:


Drury Lane Oak Brook Director: Bill Brown Scenic Design: Keith Pitts Lighting Design: Charlie Cooper Photo Credits: Johnny Knight

Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Chicago Shakespeare Theatre Director: Amanda Dehnert Scenic Design: Tom Burch Lighting Design: Jesse Klug Wig and Make-up Design: Melissa Veal Photo Credits: Michael Brosilow

Dave Davinci Saves the Universe

The House Theatre of Chicago Director: Nathan Allen Scenic Design: Collette Pollard Lighting Design: Ben Wilhelm TH and Arcturus Design: Debbie Baer TH and Arcturus Builder: Allison Daniel