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Alyssa Westman

Second season: Assistant designer of King John and Christina, The Girl KingStratford: Assistant costume designer of Romeo and Juliet. Elsewhere: Costume design for Shelley or The Idealist (Fanshawe College); Hippolytos; Dinosaur and A Tranny Tale (Toronto Fringe Festival); The Specimen and A Much Debated Cleaning (Playground). Design assistant for As I Lay Dying (Theatre Smith-Gilmour). Assistant milliner for Bugzzz – A Cautionary Tale (Out of the Box Productions); first hand for The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, assistant cutter for The Bundle, wardrobe for Metamorphosis (York University). Abroad: Prague Quadrennial’s Six Acts installation; International Students’ Work Exhibition, Beijing, 2011. Training: BFA with Honours, Theatre Production Design, York University. Awards: Ian & Molly Lindsay Young Design Fellow, 2013; Herman Geiger-Torel Memorial Prize, 2012 (award is made annually to an outstanding graduating student in design); CASA grant, 2012. Et cetera: Alyssa thanks her loving husband for always supporting her dreams.