Kara McLeod

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2016Kara McLeod’s costume design immerses the audience in the world of the show.
Ryan David McRee
neontommy.com
2016Kara McLeod's dead-on costumes...I've never before seen a Floyd Collins where everyone just looked the part.
Sharon Perlmutter
talkinbroadway.com

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2000 - 2018Faculty
Education
Advanced Theater Costume ProgramFashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
2016Costume Designer
Theatre
Simpy Shakespeare - Much Ado About Nothing
Ben Donenberg
Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles
Freud Theater
2016Costume Designer
Theatre
Pick of the VineBig Fish Theatre
Little Fish Theatre
2015Associate Designer
Theatre
Simply Shakespeare: Twelfth Night
Ben Donenberg
Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles
The Broad Stage
2014Costume Designer
Theatre
Floyd Collins
Richard Israel
La Mirada Performing Arts Center
La Mirada Performing Arts Center
2014Costume Designer
Theatre
Cannibal! The Musical!Coeurage Theater Company
Lyric Hyperion
2014Costume Designer
Film
The BetrayalForce Storm Entertainment
2013Costume Designer
Theatre
AndronicusCouerage Theatre Company
Lyric Hyperion Theater
2013Associate Designer
Event
Simply Shakespeare:As You Like ItShakespeare Center of Los Angeles
2013Costume Designer
Film
Father's Day BreakfastFDB Productions
2010 - 2013Wardrobe Supervisior
Theatre
Kaiser Permanente Educational TheaterKaiser Permanente Educational Theater
Touring
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2008MBACalifornia State University, Dominguez Hills

    Industry Awards

    Floyd Collins- La Mirada Performing Arts Center- Ovation for Best Production Design.

    Referees

    Minta Manning- UCLA

    Alan Armstrong- FIDM

    Todd Hendricks- Wireless Mic Belts

    About me

    I am an experienced theater and film costumer with additional background in theatrical/special effects makeup and wigmaking. Currently I am on the Faculty at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, teaching History, Costume Crafts and Theater Analysis.I am also the designer and co-inventor of the Mic Pac from Wireless Mic Belts, a water-resistant protective case for body mics.

  • Skills

    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Comedy
    • Community
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Festival
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • Outdoor Events
    • Shakespeare
    Work Permits
    • USA
    Professional Memberships
    • USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology)