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L.A. CLEVENSON is a freelance costume designer and technician for stage, film, & TV. While based in Brooklyn, she has worked in cities nation-wide including New York City, Houston, Los Angeles, Austin, and Kansas City with many reputable companies including The Public Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Playwrights Horizons, Nike, Parsons-Meares, Stages Theatre (Houston), Zach Scott Theatre, The KC Rep, and the Houston Grand Opera.

Over her 15+ years of professional experience she has designed over 50 productions and loves numerous areas of technical costuming! 

Some of her favorites include pattern drafting & draping, construction, fabric dying, painting, aging/distressing, masks creation, and millinery

(to name a few!)

L.A. was awarded Best Costume Design by the Houston Press and was featured as an up-and-coming designer in Texas Arts & Culture Magazine. Soon after, she chose to return to school and acquired her MFA in Costume Design & Technology from the University of

Missouri-Kansas City, which she completed in 2019.

L.A. enjoys attending theatre, visiting museums and trying to find the best sushi spot in the city.

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