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Please Note, We are always looking for Theatre Practicum Student Workers, Community Volunteers, and High School Students who want to perform internships with us. If you want to see your face on this page, write me now, or call (907) 474-7630 1-5 M-F September-April and talk with us!
[[travel_alaska/anchorage1/Mvc-017f|]] Lorraine Pettit, Costume Shop Manager: has worked in both theatre costuming and industrial sewing for more years than she cares to count. In her varied sewing career she has been costume shop manager at College of Marin for 6 years, a pattern drafter and sample seamstress for Folkwear Patterns when it was in San Rafael, assistant manager for Alterations to Go in Larkspur, CA, and sample seamstress for Christie's Leather among many other jobs. See here for her new Portfolio Page To contact her for volunteering in the shop or for hiring her for custom sewing and needlecrafts call her at the UAF costume Shop M-F 1-5 at 474-7630 or at home at 456-8119, or e-mail Aereus@hotmail.com
[[images_staff/uafmuseum/PICT0025|]] [[images_staff/uafmuseum/PICT0027|]] [[images_staff/uafmuseum/PICT0028|]] Two costumes Lorraine built for Earnest and Liaisons in the UAF Museum exhibit "Made In Fairbanks"
Shoelace, Pest-control Technician and Recreation Director, Tenured Cat. See her web site also.
In the recent past we had three lovely work-study shop assistants who prefered to keep their names anonymous so as to avoid stalking throngs of drooling fan boys: All stalking throngs of would be fan boys must therefore sign up for Theatre Practicum if they want to assist our lovely assistants. "Yes mistress, I'll iron that four you...whip me, beat me...lock me up in the shoe room..."
[[shows_earnest/photos/disk8/MVC-016F|]] Jess Pinnow, First Hand/student assistant, designed the Bugwing Corset, above for How Santa Got his Groove Back for KDQ in 2000, and designed The Sandbox, The Rising of the Moon and The Dumbwaiter for SDA in 2001. [[shows_yahoo/photos/disk5/Mvc-025f|]] Below is a complex project made for sculpture class in the art department, of a weirdly seamed alligator leather garment. Lorraine helped him cut and assemble it. [[travel_paris2001/1/MVC-012F|]] [[travel_paris2001/1/MVC-013F|]] [[travel_paris2001/1/MVC-014F|]] [[travel_paris2001/1/MVC-015F|]] [[travel_paris2001/1/MVC-016F|]] [[travel_paris2001/1/MVC-017F|]]
Melissa Lueke, Costume Crafts/student assistant, is an Art Major, who starred as "Grandma" in The Sandbox in 2001. Her biggest project was masks and the giant puppet for Yahoo Nation: [[shows_yahoo/photos/disk9/Mvc-016f|]] [[shows_yahoo/photos/disk10/MVC-022F|]]
Melissa and Jessie are also now living near Seattle and pursuing a further education in the arts. Melissa has recently married as well!
[[images_costshop/92916_02|]] Jason Chapman, Costume Shop Manager 1997-98. Jason is a UAF graduate 1998 and Former President of the Student Drama Association (1995-98). Producer and host of The Pink Monkey Ball (1995), Golden Monkey Ball, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show Cabaret (1994, 1995),Costume Designer, Line, Answers, (1995) Spurt of Blood, and The Actor's Nightmare (1996), Director The Grand Tarot ( 1997), Dasvedanya Mama (1996) and Zoo Story, 1997. Theatre Department Student of the Year for 1996-97. Jason is also a popular performer with KDQ & Co Theatre as head of the House of Exxxcedrin. He works in management for the company that runs the huge chain of thrift department stores known as Value Village and Savers
[[images_costshop/92916_04|]] Karl Kalen, Former Student Assistant, UAF student, actor, and general wild man. Karl has been performing leads in UAF shows since he was a 16 year old H.S. kid. He has won numerous acting awards, including "Performer of the Year" for 3 years running. He is also a former Theatre UAF Student of the Year (1995-96), has performed professionally for The Fairbanks Shakespeare Festival & The Northern Inua Show,HE now lives in Seattle.
John Wallace, Hair Designer/High School Volunteer. John was our primary hair and wig designer since he was in middle school and 14 years old, till he graduated from HS. His hair design credits include UAF's The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, and Threepenny Opera. He has played a Pirate in the Fairbanks Shakespeare Co. Peter Pan, Marriage/He & She in SDA's The Grand Tarot, and regularly performs as the Princess Isis (Daughter of Augusta Von Bracknell, see above) in shows for KDQ & Co. He graduated from H.S. and is an assistant manager (and the PA system recorded "Voice") of our local Fred Meyer store.
Stephanie Stowman, has designed numerous shows for the Student Drama Association and the Fairbanks Drama Association. Here she is with one of the costumes for her most outrageous show, Dasvedanya Mama. Stephanie is attending UAF to get a second degree, and is a director for The Fairbanks Drama Association.
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