Heather Lesieur

Education
University of Conneticut

Master of Fine Arts in Costume Design

Southwestern University

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

Costume Design Experience

Production

Pirates of Penzance

Enemy of the People

Bon Appetit

Little Red's Most Unusual Day

Magic Flute
Kiss Me Kate
Glory Denied

Titus Andronicus

La Canterina

Prima La Musica e Poi Le Parole

The Tender Land

Spring Awakening

bobrauschenbergamerica

Uncommon Women & Others

Maria de Buenos Aries

Shrek: The Musical (co-designer)

An Absolute Turkey

Monty Python's Spamalot

L'Enfant et les Sorteleges

Noye's Fludde

Arsenic & Old Lace

The Laramie Project

Trial by Jury

Tragedy of Tragedies

Dance Repertory - Escala

Dying City

Goodnight Desdemona…

Losing Elysium

I Stand Before You Naked

 

Director/Choreographer

Ann Woldt

Mimi Kammer

Nathan Troup

Joshua Borths

Joshua Borths

Jennifer Nostrala

Kristine McIntyre

Mimi Kammer

Giselle Ty

Giselle Ty

Octavio Cardenas

Leora Morris

Kimberley Senior

David Jaffe

Octavio Cardenas

Margarett Perry

Paul Mullins

Richard Ruiz

Michelle Hendrick

Michelle Hendrick

Norman Blumensaadt

Andrew Richley

Paul Gaffney

Craig Hertel

Judy Thompson-Price

Derek Kolluri

Mark Pickell

Thomas Dee

Sally Hall

Company/Venue

Simpson Productions

Simpson Productions

Des Moines Metro Opera

DMMO - Opera Iowa Tour

DMMO - Opera Iowa Tour

Simpson College

Des Moines Metro Opera

Simpson College

Simpson College Opera

Simpson College Opera

Des Moines Metro Opera

Connecticut College

Connecticut College

Connecticut College

Des Moines Metro Opera

Connecticut Rep. Theatre

Connecticut Rep. Theatre

Connecticut Rep. Theatre

UCONN Opera

UCONN Opera

Different Stages, TX

Southwestern Univ. Drama

Southwestern Univ. Opera

TAL's Camp

Southwestern Univ. Dance

Capital T Theatre, TX

Southwestern Univ. Drama

Limerick University, Ireland

Southwestern Univ. Studio

Year

2019

2019

2019

2019

2019

2019

2018

2018

2018

2018

2018

2018

2017

2017

2017

2017

2016

2016

2015

2015

2013

2013

2013

2010

2010

2010

2009

2009

2008

Work Experience
Assistant Professor of Costume Design & Shop Manager

Simpson College- Indianola, IA

August 2018 - Present

Costume Supervisor

Des Moines Metro Opera - Indianola, IA

May 2017 - July 2017, May 2018 - Present

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Costume Design & Shop Managment

Connecticut College- New London, CT

August 2017 - May 2018

Costume Rental Manager

University of Connecticut- Storrs, CT

August 2017 - May 2018

Costume Shop Graduate Assistant

University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT

August 2015 - May 2017

Skills

Construction

Proficient with domestic 
  and industrial sewing

  machinery​

- Flat Patterning/Draping

- Alterations​

- Basic Period Construction

 

Hair/Makeup

- Basic Wig Styling and 

  Maintenance

- Basic SFX Makeup

 

Craft

- Dying and Distressing
  of Textiles

- Mask and Jewelry Making

- Basic Puppet Construction

- Fosshape

2010 - present

2010 - present

Assistant Costume Shop Manager

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Nutmeg Summer Series - Storrs, CT

May 2016 - July 2016

Adjunct Professor

University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT

August 2015 - May 2016 

Costume Shop Technical Assistant

Southwestern University - Georgetown, TX

August 2008 - December 2008, August 2009 - May 2010, January 2013 - December 2013 

Wardrobe Supervisor/Assistant Supervisor 

Ogunquit Playhouse - Ogunquit, ME

June 2012 - October 2012 

Wardrobe Mistress

Arizona Opera Company - Phoenix & Tucson, AZ

November 2011 - May 2012

Wardrobe Crew

Ogunquit Playhouse - Ogunquit, ME

July 2011 - October 2011

Costume Intern

Phoenix Theatre - Phoenix, AZ

July 2010 - May 2011