Celebrating 25 years of Disney on Broadway, is teaming with the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).
From over 100 submissions Disney on Broadway has commissioned ten FIT students to create contemporary fashion looks inspired by its leading female characters. Marianna Gonzalez, a fourth-year student from Brownsville, Texas, designing for Jane from Tarzan, Eunhye Jo, a third-year student from Seoul, South Korea, designing for Rafiki from The Lion King, Ashna Moogi, a third-year student from Bangalore, India, designing for Elsa from Frozen, Yelayny Placencia, a fourth-year student from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, designing for Anna from Frozen, Ruby SeoHee Shin, a fourth-year student from South Korea, designing for Nala from The Lion King, Annette Stone, a fourth-year student from northern California, designing for Jasmine from Aladdin, Paige Walker, a fourth-year student from Ontario, Canada, designing for Belle from Beauty and the Beast, Georgianna Wells, a fourth-year student from Memphis, Tennessee, designing for Katherine from Newsies, Baoqing Yu, a second-year student from Taishan, Guangdong, China, designing for Ariel from The Little Mermaid and Sooyoung Yun, a fourth-year student from South Korea, designing for Mary Poppins. These fabulous heroines are all getting updated looks.
“We are delighted to partner with FIT and their talented students on this special design challenge,” said Robin Wyatt, vice president of marketing for Disney Theatrical Productions, in a statement. “Each designer created contemporary sketches that are all unique interpretations of our beloved Disney on Broadway characters and we look forward to seeing their garments come to fruition.”
Garments will be displayed in FIT’s Art and Design Gallery from September 19 through October 6.