Costume Drama 2021: Designer Application
Costume Drama: A Fashion Show is an eclectic evening of inventive fashion that is one of the highlights of the Asheville summer! It is a fundraiser that supports Asheville Community Theatre (ACT). For 2021, we will again present Costume Drama as a filmed show that will be streamed.
Costume Drama: A Fashion Show is currently scheduled to be filmed on the ACT stage on Monday, August 9 and Tuesday, August 10 and broadcast on Saturday, September 11, 2021.
We are seeking 20 designers (5 designers per category) for Costume Drama 2021. Submitting an application does not guarantee a spot in the show. Please fill out the application below in order to be considered for a spot. If selected, you will be notified by April 23rd. Designers who are selected will receive free hair and makeup services for their model, free entry to watch the show, professional photos of their designs, and a chance to compete for cash prizes.
If you have any questions, please contact director Sara Fields Bridges ([email protected]).
Completed applications should be submitted on or before April 10, 2021.
This year’s categories are:
Toybox – Garments for this category should be made from items one might find in a toybox. Think board games, puzzles, dolls, blocks, LEGOS, matchbox cars, balls, musical instruments, art supplies, etc. Please, no guns or toys that promote violence.
Garage Sale – Garments for this category should be made from items one might find in a garage or basement. Think recycling, tools, patio furniture, camping gear, vintage dishes, exercise equipment, old technology, appliances, etc. Please, no repurposed clothing items.
Knots Landing – Garments for this category should be made of rope, ribbon, cording, etc. Could be related to nautical themes or braiding/knot work, or macrame. Rope could be the material or rope could be made from other materials. Must be made with unconventional, non-clothing materials rather than a garment made from conventional yarn or fiber.
Mix and Match Throwback – In honor of Costume Drama’s 10 year anniversary, garments for this category should be created from items from 2 of the 4 categories featured in our first show – tape, feathers, paper, and flowers.