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Leon Wiebers - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Leon Wiebers Leon Wiebers

Professor of Costume Design in Theatre Arts | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Professor of Costume Design in Theatre Arts

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The Pastor of Souls and the Mess He Has Made (cleanse #1) Days and Nigts

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Biography

Leon Wiebers is an internationally, award-winning costume designer and Fulbright Scholar. Recent credits: The Count of Monte Cristo and School of Rock for the Tuacahn Center for the Arts, 13 Fruitcakes for the Edinburgh Festival, Seoul Performing Arts Festival, and La MaMa ETC; Oslo for Pioneer Theatre, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime at St. Louis Rep and Cincinnati Playhouse; The Music Man at Glimmerglass Festival, Royal Opera in Oman; Gypsy and The King and I at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre; Empire, Man Of LaMancha at LaMirada Performing Arts; other companies include: the Hollywood Bowl; California Music Circus for over 10 years and 20 productions, San Francisco Opera Center, English National Opera, Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, the National Theatre of Korea. He is a member of United Scenic Artists, 829, a national board member of the Costume Society of America, and a full professor at Loyola Marymount University.

Education (3)

University of California at Los Angeles: M.F.A., Design 1999

University of Washington, Seattle: B.A., Theatre 1993

English & Music Augustana College: Liberal Arts Studies, Theatre

Areas of Expertise (12)

Apparel/Accessories

Musical Theatre

Entertainment

Opera

Music Production

Theatre Production

Costume Design

Costume History

History of Dress

Traditional Korean Culture

Design

Korean Dress

Industry Expertise (5)

Education/Learning

Research

Training and Development

Apparel/Accessories

Design

Accomplishments (3)

Ovation Award (professional)

2006-01-01

Best Costume Design - Larger Theatre, Ubu Roi,

Backstage West Garland Award (professional)

2001-01-01

Best Costume Design, Three Sisters

LAWeekly Award (professional)

2001-01-01

Best Costume Design, Three Sisters

Affiliations (9)

  • Fulbright Research Scholar
  • Glimmerglass Festival
  • Royal Opera
  • California Music Circus
  • Costume Society of America
  • USITT
  • Opera America
  • United Scenic Artists, Local 829
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology