I created sets and costumes for Annie for San Jose Children's Musical Theater. It was a tremendous project. We had about 120 orphans and we were playing at the San Jose Civic Auditorium - which is a cavernous space. I decided to create a spectacle of pattern - every orphan was a mish-mash of fabric patterns which contrasted with the simple solids of their outfits at the end of the show. The director Gary De Mattei envisioned a Globe Theater like thrust stage and it worked beautifully for the spectacle of orphans that paraded in and out of the space.
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