Theoni V. Aldredge Collection, 1959-2006 1972-1990.


Theoni V. Aldredge Collection, 1959-2006 1972-1990.

This collection includes preliminary sketches, completed designs, and fabric samples for costume designs, mainly for the American Ballet Theatre productions. Additionally, it includes Aldredge's portfolio and her notes about the productions. There are also a few supplementary materials (programs, a record album, and a DVD), which were donated to the collection from other sources.

4 linear feet (24 boxes).


SNAC Resource ID: 7964515

DePaul University Library

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Aldredge, Theoni V. (person)

Theoni V. Aldredge, alumna of the Goodman School of Drama, (now The Theatre School at DePaul University) is an award-winning Broadway costume designer. She has designed costumes for Regional, Pre-Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Broadway plays and musicals. She has collaborated extensively with producer Joseph Papp in bringing Shakespeare and other historically important plays to mass audiences through her work with the Public Theatre and the New York Shakespeare Festival. From the descri...

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