Women Worldwide with host Deirdre Breakenridge welcomes Whitney Locher to the show. With over a hundred design credits and a host of new shows in production, Whitney Locher has become the costume designer of choice for many of the theater world’s most innovative productions. From regional theatre to Off-Broadway, she specializes in designing and creating costumes for theatre and opera. Her recent Off-Broadway credits include Into The Woods, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, For The Last Time and Measure For Measure, to name a few.
On the show, Whitney discusses her journey to Off-Broadway as a costume designer. She highlights many of the successes and the challenges she has faced in the field. Whitney offers her advice to aspiring professionals who want to get involved in theater, noting the characteristics to make you successful; from your passion and collaboration to your dedication and hard work. Whitney also shares here thoughts on the importance of networking and and how she builds key relationships to advance in her career.
A little more about Whitney Locher … Whitney has served as the Associate Costume Designer for The 66th Annual Tony Awards and is the Resident Costume Designer for Fiasco Theater, Partial Comfort Productions. She is a member of United Scenic Artists and she is based in New York.