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Mary C. Woll

Last updated

December 26, 2016
 

Mary’s current news

Upcoming  Costume Design Projects:

Arthur Miller's The American Clock performing at the Guthrie Dowling Studio, April 2017 https://www.theatre.umn.edu/

Biography

After graduating from Southeast Missouri State University with a BFA in Theatrical Design & Technology and a BA in German, Mary crisscrossed the country working as an AEA stage manager, costume designer, and costume technician on tours as well as regional and summer stock theatres.  As a costume technician she has had the pleasure of working with The Moscow Ballet, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, St. Louis Shakespeare Festival, and Stages St. Louis.  Currently, Mary is pursuing her MFA in Costume Design & Technology at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.  Recent work includes designs for The Threepenny Opera at UMN, and In the Age of Paint and Bone with Nimbus Theatre.  She also most recently assisted with the costume design of Capriccio with The Santa Fe Opera, and  Daughter of the Regiment with Mill City Summer Opera.  Favorite designs include The Peoples’ Circus an original dance choreographed by Wynn Fricke for UMN, A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (for which she was awarded Best Costume Design 2013 by Broadway World Cincinnati), Lend Me a Tenor and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with Ozark Actor’s Theatre.  A St. Louis native, she now calls Minneapolis home with her partner Alan, and their two Corgis, Gobo and Comet.

Résumé

Selected Costume Design Experience

The American Clock Joe Price, director; University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theatre; 2017

Waiting for Waiting for Godot  Matt Sciple, director; Loundmouth Theatre Collective; 2016

'Twas the Night Before Christmas  Hannah Weinberg, director; Lyric Arts; 2016

The Threepenny Opera  Kym Longhi, director; Univeristy of Minnesota; 2016

The Peoples' Circus  Wynn Fricke, choreographer; Univeristy of Minnesota; 2015

In the Age of Paint and Bone Liz Neerland, director; Nimbus Theatre; 20115

Loop, Loop / Dance Revolutions  Justin Jones, choreographer; University of Minnesota; 2014

A Midsummer Night’s Dream  Jeremy Dubin, director; Cincinnati Shakespeare Company; 2013

The 24th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee  Steven Flaa, director; Ozark Actor’s Theatre; 2011

Lend Me a Tenor Jason Cannon, director; Ozark Actor’s Theatre; 2011

The Crucible Jason Cannon, director; Ozark Actor’s Theatre; 2011

Fiddler on the Roof Dan Sharkey, director; Bigfork Summer Playhouse; 2010

Married, Alive!  Dennis McKeen, director; Cornwell’s Dinner Theatre/Top Hat Productions; 2010

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Dan Sharkey, director; Bigfork Summer Playhouse; 2009

 

Selected Assistant Costume Design Experience

Capriccio  Tobias Hoheisel, designer; Tim Alerby, director; The Santa Fe Opera; 2016

Daughter of the Regiment Jessica Jahn, desigher; David Lefkowich, director; Mill City Summer Opera; 2015

Richard II  Heidi Schiemer, designer; Brian Isaac Phillips, director; Cincinnati Shakespeare Co.; 2013

Measure for Measure Heidi Schiemer, designer; Brian Isaac Phillips, director; Cincinnati Shakespeare Co.; 2013

To Kill a Mockingbird Heidi Schiemer, designer; Sarah Clark Rose, director; Cincinnati Shakespeare Co.; 2012

Titus Andronicus Heidi Schiemer, designer; Jeremy Dubin, director; Cincinnati Shakespeare Co.; 2012

 

Selected Costume Technology & Wardrobe Experience

Tailor/Draper

The Kitchen  Brandi Mans, designer; University of Minnesota; 2017

Marisol  Jeni O'Malley, designer; University of Minnesota; 2016

Under the Gaslight  Mathew J. LeFebvre, designer; University of Minnesota Showboat; 2016

Earthquakes in London   Sarah Bahr, designer; Univeristy of Minnesota; 2016

Seven Dwarfs  Sarah Bahr, designer; University of Minnesota; 2015

Blue Stockings Cole Bylander, designer; University of Minnesota; 2015

Stitcher

Thunder Knocking on the Door Paul Tazewell, designer; Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; 2012

Always, Patsy Cline Gordon DeVinney, designer; Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; 2011

Merrily We Roll Along Ann Hould-Ward, designer; Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; 2011

Wardrobe Supervisor

The Piano Lesson Reggie Ray, designer; Olney Theatre Center; 2014

The Hound of the Baskervilles Denise Vulhop-Watkins, designer; Cincinnati Shakespeare Co.; 2012-13

Church Basement Ladies (tour) Katrina Benedict, designer; Troupe America, Inc; 2009-2010

The Great Russian Nutcracker (tour) Arthur Oliver, designer; Moscow Ballet; 2010

 

Education

MFA Costume Design & Technology  University of Minnesota, anticipated 2017

BFA Theatrical Design & Technology  Southeast Missouri State University, 2007

BA German  Southeast Missouri State University, 2007

 

Related Skills

Dye work, wig maintenance, ventilating & styling, basic millinery, tailoring, costume crafts, stage management (AEA), touring experience, knowledgeable in AEA and IATSE rules/guidelines, proficient in written & conversational German.

 

Awards

2013 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards: Best Costume Design for A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company.

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