Be Our Guest – Setting the Table (Part 2)

Let’s Set the Table…of Costumes If you are following this story, you will know the challenges I faced as costume designer for the recent Batavia Studios’ production of “Beauty and the Beast”.  In this installment, we are going to look at some of the costumes that required actual construction.  Specifically, I will discuss the plates…

Be Our Guest – Planning the Party (Part 1)

Party Planning My good friend texted me again: “Would you be interested in making costumes….?”!  This time, she had the script of Beauty and the Beast in her hand!  It was her studio’s summer project and she wanted my help on ALL the costumes.  While the offspring would be home for the summer, I eagerly…