• Audrey and Butch (Leading Ladies)
  • Bondage, By David Henry Hwang
  • My Fair Lady
  • Death of a Salesman
  • The Peony Pavilion

    Recently published in The Art and Practice of Costume Design, Edited by Melissa L. Merz

  • The House That Will Not Stand

Soul As Warrior - watercolor sketch

Lauren Gaston is a New York City-based costume designer whose design engagements span four continents. The Festival of International Opera of the Americas (Campinas, Brazil), La Musica Lirica (Novafeltria, Italy), and The Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts have all presented her work.

Recent design credits include The Drama League's DirectorFest 2018 (Featuring Gun and Powder, Winner of the 2018 Richard Rodgers Award for Musical Theatre, New York, NY); The Juilliard School's Senior Dance Production: exposedperiphery-temporaryperimeter and EX[IT/ILE] (New York, NY); Leading Ladies (Gulfshore Playhouse, FL); My Fair Lady (Gulfshore Playhouse, FL); Sticky Traps (World Premiere by Nathan Louis Jackson,The Kansas City Repertory Theatre, MO); Holy Laughter (WAM Theatre, MA); Madame Butterfly (Co-design at The Castleton Festival, VA). In addition to her design work, Ms. Gaston works as a freelance stitcher, crafts artisan, and occasional operatic bear-maker in The Juilliard School's costume shop in addition to working in TV and Film. Examples of Ms. Gaston's watercolor renderings can be found inThe Art and Practice of Costume Design, edited by Melissa L. Merz.

Ms. Gaston holds a B.A. in Theatre from Wake Forest University and a Master of Fine Arts in Costume Design and Technology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She is a proud member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829.