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Marianne Custer

Designer Biography

Marianne Custer is resident costume designer at the Clarence Brown Theatre in Knoxville, Tennessee and head of the MFA design program at The University of Tennessee, which she also founded. Her design credits include Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional theatre, the Municipal Theatre of Istanbul, Theatre Les Halles, Avignon, and the National Theatres of Germany and Hungary. Her designs have been included in juried exhibitions including three Prague Quadrennial exhibits and the 2005 World Stage Design exhibit. Her designs for ON THE RAZZLE, WOYZECK, and MAJOR BARBARA have been selected in USITT’s juried exhibitions and published in TD&T, the journal of USITT. Her designs for ALICE (in Wonderland) garnered the 2009 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Costume Design.

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Costume at the Turn of the Century (1990 - 2015) - Moscow, Russia - - June-August 2015

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