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Janice Pytel
Costume Designer
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2143 N. Long Ave, Fl 2
Chicago, IL 60639
847.997.3663 tel


www.janicepytel.com
Mark Orsini, agent
Bret Adams Limited Artists Agency
448 West 44th Street
New York, NY, 10036
212.765.5630 tel
212.265.2212 fax
 
 
New York
  33 Variations Broadway Production Dir. Moises Kaufman
  I Am My Own Wife Playwrights Horizons Dir. Moises Kaufman
  I Am My Own Wife Broadway Production Dir. Moises Kaufman
       
Chicago
  Crooked Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Dir. Sandy Shinner
  Disgraced American Theater Company Dir. Kimberly Senior
  The Caretaker Writers' Theatre Dir. Ron O.J. Parsons
  Spunk! Court Theatre Dir. Seret Scott
  Middletown Steppenwolf Theatre Company Dir. Les Waters
  The Detective's Wife Writers' Theatre Dir. Gary Griffin
  Precious Little Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Dir. Julianne Erhe
  Float About Face Theatre Dir. Leslie B. Danzig
  Late: A Cowboy Song Piven Theatre Workshop Dir. Jessica Thebus
  A Streetcar Named Desire Writers' Theatre Dir. David Cromer
  Sweet Tea About Face Theatre Dir. Daniel Alexander Jones
  The Long Red Road Goodman Theatre Dir. Phillip Seymour Hoffman
  Distracted American Theatre Company Dir. P.J. Paparelli
  Our Town Lookingglass Theatre Company Dirs. Anna D. Shapiro and Jessica Thebus
  The Seafarer Steppenwolf Theatre Company Dir. Randall Arney
  Picnic Writers' Theatre Dir. David Cromer
  The Waiting Room Lake Forest College Dir. Maggie Speer
  Wedding Play* About Face Theatre Company Dir. Eric Rosen
  The Savannah Disputation* Writers' Theatre Dir. Michael Halberstam
  Mrs. Warren's Profession Remy Bumppo Theatre Company Dir. David Darlow
  The Plough and the Stars Lake Forest College Dir. Maggie Speer
  Execution of Justice About Face Theatre Company Dir. Gary Griffin
  Sonia Flew Steppenwolf Theatre Company Dir. Jessica Thebus
  The Rocky Horror Show Lake Forest College Dir. Dennis Mae
  Dandelion Wine Chicago Children's Theatre Dir. Eric Rosen
  Madame X: the Musical* Alley Cat Productions Dir. Harry Campanga
  Seussical! The Musical Chicago Shakespeare Theatre Dir. Eric Rosen
  Back of the Throat Silk Road Theatre Project Dir. Stuart Carden
  A Number Next Theatre Company Dir. B. J. Jones
  Fences Court Theatre Dir. Ron O. J. Parsons
  Aren't We All Remy Bumppo Theatre Company Dir. Jessica Thebus
  The Last of The Boys Steppenwolf Theatre Company Dir. Rick Snyder
  The Pain and the Itch* Steppenwolf Theatre Company Dir. Anna D. Shapiro
  Suburban Motel Famous Door Theatre Company Dirs. David Cromer and Mark Grapey
  Take Me Out About Face Theatre Company Dir. Eric Rosen
  Red Herring Northlight Theatre Dir. Jessica Thebus
  Tennessee Williams' One Arm* About Face Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Tectonic Theatre Project (co-production) Dir. Moises Kaufman
  Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Court Theatre Dir. Charles Newell
  Il Nozze di Figaro L'Opera Piccola Dir. Shifra Werch
  Yellowman Next Theatre Company Dir. Chuck Smith
  Eurydice Piven Theatre Workshop Dir. Joyce Piven
  Speaking in Tongues Famous Door Theatre Company Dir. Cal McLean
  Our Lady of 121st Street Steppenwolf Theatre Company Dir. Will Frears
  Pulp* About Face Theatre Company Dir. Jessica Thebus
  Great Society* Famous Door Theatre Company Dir. Barbara Wallace
  Il Barbiere di Siviglia L'Opera Piccola Dir. Shifra Werch
  Fascination* About Face Theatre Company Dir. Eric Rosen
  Winesburg. Ohio About Face Theatre Company Dir. Jessica Thebus
  I Am My Own Wife About Face Theatre Company Dir. Moises Kaufman
  The Ciderhouse Rules: Parts 1 and 2 Famous Door Theatre Company Dirs. David Cromer and Mark Grapey
  Theatre District* About Face Theatre Company Dir. Eric Rosen
  The Drawer Boy Steppenwolf Theatre Company Dir. Anna D. Shapiro
  The Infidel* Steppenwolf Theatre Company Dir. Anna D. Shapiro
  The Designated Mourner Steppenwolf Theatre Company Dir. Les Waters
       
Regional
  Broke* Alliance Theatre Dir. Jason Loewith
  A Streetcar Named Desire Williamstown Theatre Festival Dir. David Cromer
  Crime and Punishment Centerstage Dir. Jason Loewith
  The Farnsworth Invention Alley Theatre Dir. David Cromer
  Winesburg, Ohio Kansas City Repertory Theatre Dir. Eric Rosen
  The Seafarer Geffen Playhouse Dir. Randy Arny
  The Glass Menagerie Kansas City Repertory Theatre Dir. David Cromer
  The Drawer Boy Kansas City Repertory Theatre Dir. Jeff Church
  Lombardi/The Only Thing* Madison Repertory Theatre Dir. Richard Corley
  33 Variations* Arena Stage Dir. Moises Kaufman
  Cats Theatre at the Center Dir Stacey Flaster
  Grease! Theatre at the Center Dir. David Perkovich
  Oklahoma! Theatre at the Center Dir. William Pullinsi
  Rembrandt's Gift Madison Repertory Theatre Dir. Richard Corley
  Topdog/Underdog Madison Repertory Theatre Dir. Ron O. J. Parsons
  Agnes of God Indiana Repertory Theatre Dir. Anna D. Shapiro
       
Multi-Media    
  Mariachi Gringo Speak Productions Dir. Tom Gustafson
  Triangle of Need* Sullivan Studio, Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis; Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami; Metro Pictures Gallery, New York Dir. Catherine Sullivan
       
       
Related Experience
  Costume shop manager Court Theatre Aug. 2002-Dec. 2003
  Costume shop manager Steppenwolf Theatre Company Dec. 1996 to July 2002
       
Educational Theatre Experience
  Teaching Assistant
Northwestern University, Fall 1993 - Spring 1996
Supervised student construction crews, assisted costume design professors in teaching and design, designed 3, departmental productions, and taught B-level costume design and costume stagecraft

Lecturer in Theater
Lake Forest College, Spring 2000 - Spring 2002
Served as part-time professor, teaching Theater History Part I: Greeks to Shakespeare and Theater History Part II: Moliere to Ibsen

Costume Director

Lake Forest College, Sept. 2006 to present
Supervise student construction crews and student designers, oversea costume shop and costume storage
       
Special Skills
  fabric painting and dying; costume distressing; stitching and alterations; stage make-up design;wig maintenance; historical research; basic flat patterning and draping
       
Education
  Lake Forest College, B. A. Theater, cum laude, 1993
  Northwestern University, M.F.A. in costume design, 1999
       
References
  Virgil C. Johnson, Prof. emeritus
Northwestern University
773.262.6105


David Cromer, Director
773.412.2824


Anna D. Shapiro
Northwestern University
TIC, 1979 S. Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL 60208


additional references available on request

* indicates world premiere
 
   
 
 
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