Tag: paul tazewell

  • Embracing Latin Culture through Costumes: “In The Heights”

    In The Heights (2021), directed by Jon M. Chu and written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegria Hudes, is a musical film adaptation from the groundbreaking Broadway musical written by Miranda and Hudes in 2008. The film tells the story of Usnavi (Anthony Ramos), Nina (Leslie Grace), Vanessa (Melissa Barrera) and Daniela (Daphne Rubin-Vega) dreaming […]

  • The Colorful Costumes of West Side Story

    West Side Story is a 1957 Broadway Musical that has overcome the boundaries of time with its music, choreography, and extraordinary characters. It was first directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book by Arthur Laurents. Later on, in 1961 it was adapted as a Musical Film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. […]

  • West Side Story – The Art of Costume Blogcast

    West Side Story – S2 Episode 34 Ponle fuego, ¡vamos! In honor of the upcoming Academy Awards, we are watching the 2021 rendition of West Side Story! In this week’s episode, our cohosts gush over the brilliant costuming of Paul Tazewell, a 2022 Academy Award nominee for Best Costume Design. Then, Elizabeth and Spencer dive […]

  • The “Art of Costume Design in Film” Exhibition Returns to the FIDM Museum

    It’s been over two years since we last saw the iconic doors of the FIDM Museum open to the public. But with Oscars season upon us, the magic of costume design has returned to Downtown Los Angeles! I am pleased to report that the “Art of Costume Design in Film” exhibition presented by the FIDM […]

  • The 2022 Academy Award Nominations – Best Costume Design

    The time has finally come! I am excited to share with you the coveted list of this year’s Academy Award nominations for Best Costume Design of 2022. Congratulations to these five talented costume designers! Over the next month, The Art of Costume team will be providing you an in-depth look at each of these wonderful […]

  • The Costumes of Hamilton: How An 18th Century Silhouette Tells a Story

    Hamilton, Broadway’s 2015 boundary-crossing musical phenomenon, with 11 Tony Awards, 1 Pulitzer Prize, and 1 Grammy Award, is a cultural and theatrical revolution. Written by Lin Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail, it tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of the Founding Fathers of The United States of America. With some elements being […]