Kathleen E Martin

Last updated

May 17, 2020


Kathleen Martin is both a freelance costume designer/technician and a member of CLIMB Theatre’s resident design team.  A University of Minnesota Duluth graduate, she has designed for Lyric Arts, Old Log, Chameleon Theatre Circle, Lakeshore Players, Theatre Coup d'Etat, Minnesota Fringe, and Young Artists Initiative, amongst others.  She has also worked in a stitcher, shop manager, and wardrobe capacity, as well as taking on private commissions. In her free time, Kathleen enjoys plopping down on the couch to watch a period Chinese drama or listen to an audiobook.


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Resident Designer at CLIMB Theatre

Lyric Arts

  • Sense & Sensibility
  • Flavio Betrayed: A Commedia
  • Flora & Ulysses
  • A 1940's Radio Christmas Carol
  • Proof
  • Prancer
  • The Drawer Boy

Old Log

  • Million Dollar Quartet [upcoming]
  • Dixie Swim Club

Chameleon Theatre Circle

  • Vanishing Point
  • Summers in Prague [with Sidecar Theatre, MN Fringe]
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • Chess
  • The 39 Steps

Lakeshore Players

  • Balloonacy
  • The Mystery of Irma Vep
  • It's All in the Timing

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Acts in a cutter/draper/stitcher capacity for all shows she designs

Valleyfair Amusement Park

  • Costume Technician/Wardrobe [2015-18]
  • Costume Shop Manager [2019]

Park Square

  • The Diary of Anne Frank [Designer's Assistant, 2018-20]
  • Wardrobe for 7 shows from 2017-20 



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