Please visit my New Site!

New websiteI’m migrating the portfolio part of this site to a new location. http://www.hollypoedurbin.com  Please go to this page to view my new Costume Design site.

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About Me

Photo of HollyI am a costume designer based in Los Angeles. I collaborate with the creative team and the performers to use the visual language of clothing to engage the audience, reflect a smart point of view, enhance story structure and character arc.  I enjoy problem solving, and can draw on outstanding people skills and 25 years experience in all aspects of the entertainment industry for resources.

To read an interview with me about my process, go to About.com with this link. 

There are two parts to this website; the blogroll I use to post recent projects, and portfolio style archives sorted by design category– click on tabs for specific shows. If you are using a mobile device the tabs may relocate slightly.

Download a Short Resume as a Word Doc.  I have uploaded a PDF format, I’ve received feedback not everyone can see this version on smart devices.  Email me if you have trouble viewing this.     HPD Short Resume 4-2013

Contact Me directly hollypoe@ix.netcom.com 

See what my students are doing UCI Costume Alums Recent Projects


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Broadway World’s Review of Romeo & Juliet

This review also has several of Michael Lamont’s excellent photos attached!Benvolio Mercutio and Tybalt Nurse and Juliet Romeo and Juliet meet

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SCLA Romeo & Juliet

Photo by Michael Lamont

Photo by Michael Lamont

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Romeo and Juliet Renderings

R & J renderings small R &J renderings 2 small

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Romeo and Juliet at Shakespeare Center LA

Tybalt and Romeo

Romeo and Juliet set in the 1920s. Director Kenn Sabberton, Chris Rivera as Tybalt, Jack Mikesell as Romeo and Wyatt Fenner as Benvolio.

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Costume Renderings for Shipwrecked!

Costume Renderings for Shipwrecked!

Sample plates from Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, by Donald Margulies for the Cincinnati Playhouse. Actors wear a base costume ca 1900 and peel off layers or add signature pieces for new characters. Three actors play over 35 roles without leaving the stage!

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Shipwrecked Costume Renderings

Shipwrecked Costume Renderings

Sample plates from Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, by Donald Margulies for the Cincinnati Playhouse. Actors wear a base costume ca 1900 and peel off layers or add signature pieces for new characters. Three actors play over 35 roles without leaving the stage!

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