A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Utah Shakespeare Festival
Educational Tour
January 2017
Designer: Steve Schmid
Draper: Clare Richey-Kaplan
First Hand: Alex Hagman
Stitchers: Bonnie Chandek, Kerry McCarthy
This production consisted of 23 builds made out of Tyvek in order to achieve the designer's dream: a show made of paper. Tyvek was chosen for it's durable qualities as this show consists of over 60 performances across the Southwestern United States. The Tyvek was colored with acrylic inks and flatlined with poly cotton. 
For more photos of this production, please visit:  http://photos.bard.org/2017-midsummer-tour
 
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Titania and Bottom

Titania and Bottom

Photo: Karl Hugh Actors, left to right: Marla Lefler as Titania and Alexis Baigue as Bottom.

The Lovers

The Lovers

Photo: Karl Hugh Actors, Left to right: Stefanie Resnick as Hermia, Brandon Burk as Lysander, Madison Kisst as Puck, Alexis Baigue as Demetrius, and Karen Thorla as Helena.

Demetrius and Lysander

Demetrius and Lysander

Photo: Karl Hugh Actors, left to right: Alexis Baigue as Demetrius and Brandon Burk as Lysander.

Petra Quince

Petra Quince

Photo: Karl Hugh Actor: Stefanie Resnick

Snug as Lion

Snug as Lion

Photo: Karl Hugh Actor: Karen Thorla

Snug as Lion

Snug as Lion

Photo: Karl Hugh Actor: Karen Thorla

Lion's Bag Hands (Paws)

Lion's Bag Hands (Paws)

Pattern: Alex Hagman

Lion's Bag Hands (Paws)

Lion's Bag Hands (Paws)

Pattern: Alex Hagman

Lion's Bag Hands (Paws)

Lion's Bag Hands (Paws)

Pattern: Alex Hagman

Lion's Bag Hands (Paws)

Lion's Bag Hands (Paws)

Pattern: Alex Hagman

Lion's Bag Hands (Paws)

Lion's Bag Hands (Paws)

Pattern: Alex Hagman

Lion's Ears

Lion's Ears

Lion's Ears

Lion's Ears

Petra Quince's Doublet

Petra Quince's Doublet

Petra's doublet - pattern alterations by Alex Hagman

Bottom

Bottom

Bottom (Alexis Baigue) in his quilted doublet. Head: Burned out fosshape - Steve Schmid Doublet Construction: Alex Hagman

Bottom

Bottom

Head: Steve Schmid Doublet Construction: Alex Hagman

Bottom

Bottom

Head: Steve Schmid Doublet Construction: Alex Hagman

Cutting Tyvek

Cutting Tyvek

Laying flatlining on the right side of the Tyvek to cut based on color variation in the ink.