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Deborah Trout

Professor Emeritus, Costume Design
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MFA Yale University
BA University of Colorado

Deborah Trout, Professor in Costume Design, trained at Yale (MFA) and has designed at ACT Theatre, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, Alliance Theatre Company, Arizona Theatre, the Children's Theatre in Minneapolis, Denver Center Theatre, Intiman Theatre, Juneau's Perseverance Theatre, Manhattan School of Music, PCPA Theaterfest, Portland Center Stage, Seattle Children's Theatre, Seattle Opera, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Syracuse Stage and off off Broadway among others. She has also designed clothes for many Shakespeare productions as well as contemporary playwrights at the Oregon, Idaho and Santa Cruz Shakespeare Festivals.  She was co founder of the New York based commercial millinery business "Mackey and Trout". Ms. Trout is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829.

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United Scenic Artist - Local 829

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