• Bondage, By David Henry Hwang
  • My Fair Lady
  • The Peony Pavilion

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

  • Merchant of Venice (Photo)
  • Merchant of Venice (Rendering)
  • The House That Will Not Stand

Soul As Warrior - watercolor sketch

Lauren Gaston is a 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 2016 (New York, NY); My Fair Lady (Gulfshore Playhouse, FL); Sticky Traps (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 freelancer stitcher in the costume shop at The Juilliard School in addition to day playing in TV and Film. Recently, Ms. Gaston’s work was published in The 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. Furthermore, she is a proud member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829.