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#Dress Has Always Been My Greenest Suit: Sourcing Sustainable Costumes and Clothing

#Dress Has Always Been My Greenest Suit: Sourcing Sustainable Costumes and Clothing

Do you want to buy environmentally responsible clothes but don’t know where to start?  Are you a designer who wants to make greener choices but feels constrained by the process or unsure where to begin?  Then this session is for you!  Join this panel of sustainable fashion and costume experts as they dive into the world of sustainable sourcing and shopping, just in time for Black Friday and the holiday rush.  The panel will discuss topics such as green-washing, better fabric choices, and purchasing second-hand.  This session is for wardrobe, designers, and anyone who wants to purchase environmentally friendlier clothing.

November 19, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Panel: Kristen P Ahern: Founder of Conscious Costume; Eileen Clancy: Assistant Costume Shop Manager, Goodman Theatre; Lauren Gaston: Costume Designer and Co-Author of the Sustainable Production Tool Kit; Ashleyn Przedwiecki: Director of Operations and Community, and the Midwest Coordinator at Fashion Revolution USA; Jessica Shrieber: Founder & CEO of FABSCRAP; Nan Zabriskie: Founder of Chicago Green Theatre Alliance, retired Head of Makeup and Wigs at The Theatre School at DePaul University, Costume Designer.

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email:

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