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Gregg Barnes is an American costume designer for stage and film. Barnes is a two-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Costume Design for his work on the Broadway productions of The Drowsy Chaperone (2006) and Follies (2011).

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EducationEdit

Barnes has a MFA in Design from NYU and an undergraduate degree from San Diego University.[1]

CareerEdit

Barnes grew up in the San Diego, California, area and credits seeing the ice shows, the circus, and a production of As You Like It in San Diego as a youth as inspiring him.[2] He also worked at Grossmont College in the Costume Department with such talents as: Clark Mires (Costume and Make Up Instructor at Grossmont College) James "Biff" Baker ("Elements of Stagecraft"; Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. 1978) and Rebecca McKee (Couturier to France Chretien, Daughter of Canadian Prime Minister, Jean Chretien. And International Wedding Dress Designer). He taught at New York University in the Graduate School for 20 years.[3] He was the resident costume designer for the Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, New Jersey.[4]

Broadway creditsEdit

Other creditsEdit

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Awards and nominationsEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Gregg Barnes
  2. ^ Clayton, Douglas.Interview lastageblog.com, January 10, 2010
  3. ^ Interview, Fall 2009 Roundabout Theatre, retrieved January 20, 2010
  4. ^ a b Biography legallyblondethemusical.co.uk, retrieved January 20, 2010
  5. ^ Gussow, Mel."Review/Theater; Two Women as Nearly Anyone Else" The New York Times, February 1, 1989
  6. ^ Rothstein, Edward."Review/Music: 'Cinderella'; City Opera Tries On The Famed Footwear" The New York Times, November 11, 1993
  7. ^ Internet Movie Database listing, Live From Lincoln Center imdb.com, retrieved January 20, 2010
  8. ^ Kissel, Howard (January 16, 1996). "Porter 'Know'-how Scores Again Rediscovered 1938 Musical Is A Lump Of Cole That Yields A Diamond". Daily News. New York.
  9. ^ Lefkowitz, David.Hoty, Montevecchi, McKechnie & Miller Star in NJ Follies Apr. 24" playbill.com, April 24, 2011
  10. ^ a b Press Release feldentertainment.com, retrieved January 20, 2010
  11. ^ Projects toddkauchick.com, retrieved January 20, 2010
  12. ^ Hughes, David-Edward."A Radio City Christmas Spectacular" talkinbroadway.com, December 7, 2003
  13. ^ Jones, Kenneth."Russell & Krieger's Musical, Everything's Ducky, Is Now 'Lucky Duck', Getting New Wings at Old Globe" playbill.com, March 15, 2004
  14. ^ Awards Signature Theatre, retrieved January 20, 2010
  15. ^ Haun, Harry."Design for Living" playbill.com, May 4, 2006
  16. ^ Gans, Andrew."Live, Laugh, Love": Follies Begins City Center Encores! Run Feb. 8" Archived 2011-06-04 at the Wayback Machine playbill.com, February 8, 2007
  17. ^ Morris, Steven."Minsky's and the Art of Burlesque" LA Weekly, February 10, 2009
  18. ^ Hetrick, Adam."Tony Winner Gregg Barnes "Runs the Gamut A to Z" in Designing Kennedy Center 'Follies'" playbill.com, May 30, 2011

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