Kat J. - Costume Coordinator
Kat has been a Costume Coordinator at Performing Arts Supply since November 2019. She has enjoyed sewing since the age of 5, and learned from her mom and nana. She started sewing doll and barbie clothes with her nana, and her mom taught how to sew people clothes. In her 20s, Kat was known amongst her friends for her beautiful wedding gowns. She was also active in a Live Action Role Playing (LARP) group, Amtgard, where she learned a lot about costume design and even earned a Master Garber and a Knighthood for her abilities. On into adulthood her home became the repair/couturier spot for her people. She has also taught herself crochet and needlework. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Internet Technologies from Western Governors University – Texas in 2015. Kat specializes in historically accurate and historical fantasy creations. She would love to sew outfits for her cats, but she doesn’t have a death wish.
Shelbi C. - Costume Coordinator
Bio coming soon!
Jan F. - Stitcher, Costume Crafts, and Wardrobe Management
Having started with Performing Arts Supply in the Spring of 2019, Jan studied performing arts with a Dance Major and a Drama Minor at Tyler Junior College from 1979-1981. She was an Assistant Dance Instructor at a ballet company in Tyler and also assisted dance classes at Lon Morris College in Jacksonville, TX. After working as a barber in Tyler, she moved to Houston in 1982 where she continued barbering at Wavelengths. She began corporate life in 1986 in the travel industry where she worked for Continental Airlines as a Sales Service Manager for Global Accounts from 1987 until her retirement in 2014. Having been an avid seamstress since age 6, she has designed and created everything from formal dresses to play clothes and continues to be the resident costumer for family and friends from 1982 to date. She has been an active attendee and participant as the Texas Renaissance Festival and Sherwood Forest Faire, the latter for which she has been a marketing volunteer for the past 10 years. She has also worked wardrobe for Rhino Staging in Houston, TX, for artists including Taylor Swift, Cirque du Soleil, and Muse. When not working with costumes, you can find her either as as Rollerskater with the Urban Animals or having fun with the Houston Art Car Parade, where she has been a participant since 1986. She loves to travel and has traveled extensively for both work and pleasure.
Sally G. - Stitcher and Costume Crafts
Bio coming soon!