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Neno Russell

Virginia Commenwealth University
Neno Russell is a professional patternmaker and costume designer. He received an MFA in Costume Technology from Florida State University in 1994. He was the Assistant Costume Shop Manager of the Williamstown Theatre Festival for the 1994 season and the Associate Costume Master at the New York Public Theatre from 1996-1999. As a cutter/ draper for theatre, Neno has constructed costumes for leading costume designers, Toni-Leslie James, Cathy Zuber, Donna Zakowska, Amy Andrews Harrell, Lahly Poore-Ericson, Jess Goldstein, Ann Hould-Ward, Marina Draghici, Carrie Robbins and Paul Tazewell to name a few.Neno was the Associate Costume Designer on the 2009 Broadway revival of Finian’s Rainbow, Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life and Footloose and constructed costumes for the Broadway productions of Bring in da’ Noise Bring in da’ Funk and The Rose Tattoo. He was also an assistant costume designer for 22 episodes of Whoopi on NBC. Recently Neno has patterned and built costumes for the 2015 Broadway Production of Amazing Grace, Season 1 through 4 of AMC’s Revolutionary Drama Turn, Season 1and 2 of PBS’s new Civil War Drama Mercy Street, Cotton Club Parade for New York City Center Encores and Comedy of Errors at the Public Theatre/Shakespeare in the Park. Neno has designed over 70 national commercials (including: MTV, VHI, Journeys, Thomasville, Petsmart, NFL Films, The History Channel and Old Navy) and designed 7 documentaries for the History Channel.

My Presenters Sessions

Thursday, February 28
 

12:00pm EST

 
Saturday, March 2
 

9:00am EST

 

My Presiders Sessions

Wednesday, February 27
 

4:00pm EST

 
Thursday, February 28
 

9:00am EST

6:30pm EST

 
Friday, March 1
 

9:00am EST

8:00pm EST

 
Saturday, March 2
 

9:00am EST

 


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