Backstage Video: Working in Theatre: Wardrobe Supervisor

by Stage Directions

Wigs! Tattoos! Blood! You never know what you’re going to be working with when you’re a wardrobe supervisor and a new production arrives. Cambria Chichi, Kirk Douglas Theatre Wardrobe Supervisor, reveals how she makes a costume designer’s vision come to life from the beginning of technical rehearsals—when the actors are first onstage—through the final curtain call. It takes a unique set of skills that range from sewing and laundry to the ability to talk to just about anyone. Here's a video from the Center Theatre Group with Chichi discussing the work of the Wardrobe Supervisor: