Costume Shop Manager
Music Bldg, Room 142
Chris Allen is the Costume Designer/Shop Manager for the University of Arizona, Fred Fox School of Music Opera Theatre. Designs include Hansel & Gretel, the American premier of Rhondda Rips It Up, Cendrillon, La Hija de Rappaccini, Orpheus in the Underworld, Dialogue of the Carmelites, Beauty and the Beast, L'enfant et les sortilèges, L'elixir d'amore,The Mikado, The Medium, The Old Maid and the Thief, Die Fledermaus, Die Zauberflöte, La Traviata, Don Giovanni, The Consul, La Clemenza di Tito and Albert Herring. Outside the opera world, he’s designed such shows as, Thamos; Prince of Egypt, The Importance of Being Earnest, Working, Cannibal!: The Musical, Ruthless, The Oddyessy, Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and the Beast, The Drowsy Chaperone, Chicago, The Sound of Music, Look Homeward Angel, The Lion in Winter.
Chris has worked at Arizona Theatre Company (stitcher/wardrobe), Kingsmen Shakespeare Company (1st Hand), the UArizona School of Dance Costume Shop (stitcher), American Players Theatre (stitcher/wardrobe), Great River Shakespeare (Wardrobe Supervisor) as well as dressing numerous National Tours.