May 23 @ 4:30 pm
Guest of honor Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon from Sweet Honey in the Rock
Assistant Professor, Costume Design
Office: 11 Hopkins Center Office
Phone: (603) 646-0511
Laurie has worked extensively as a professional costume designer in theatre, television and film for 17 years. She is a professor at Dartmouth College where she teaches costume design and is the production manager for the theater department. On Broadway, she designed the costumes for Arthur Miller's The Price, which was nominated for a Tony award for best revival of a play in 1999. Her costume designs have been seen in over 80 professional stage productions at regional theatres around the country, such as: The Huntington Theater, The Old Globe, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Williamstown Theater Festival, Arena Stage, The Goodspeed Operahouse, Syracuse Stage and Westport Country Playhouse, among others. Laurie was an assistant costume designer on Saturday Night Live for 11 seasons where she designed costumes for commercial parodies, short films and celebrity photo shoots as well as live skits. Design duties included period and modern clothing design, elaborate parody and caricature design, fabric swatching, fabric dyeing, organizing, problem solving and shopping, accomplished under deadline to live broadcast. She designed and custom built an ape suit worn in a commercial parody. Laurie has designed various independent films and was an assistant costume designer on Ground Zero, directed by Oliver Stone. Throughout her 15 years living in New York City, Laurie worked for Lynne Mackey Millinery Inc., where she patterned and built hats for Broadway, film, television and regional theater. She also spent time in the following NYC professional costume shops as a costume assistant, draper and stitcher: Barbara Matera LTD, Eric Winterling Inc, Izquierdo Studio, Carelli Costumes, Parsons Costume Shop and Studio Rouge.
Last Updated: 9/26/11