Deborah Trout (Costume Designer)

Ms. Trout has been designing in our Seattle community for over 25 years. She is honored that ACT Theatre has retained her designs for Christmas Carol for so many of these years. A few favorite designs at ACT include The Crucible, Mr. Burns – a Post Electric Play, and Dracula. Other Northwest delights have been Beatrice and Benedict, The Marriage of Figaro, and The Tun of the Screw at Seattle Opera; A Doll’s House part 2, and the “Sherlock Holmes” plays at Seattle Repertory Theatre; Cyrano and Twelfth Night at Portland Center Stage; and A Year with Frog and Toad and Adventures with Spot at Seattle Children’s Theatre. Other theatres include Actors Theater of Louisville, The Alley Theatre in Houston, The Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Arizona Theatre Co., The Children’s Theatre in Minneapolis, The Denver Center Theatre, The 5th Avenue, Manhattan School of Music, The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Yale Repertory Theatre, and many more. Ms. Trout is a member of USA, was co-founder of “Mackey and Trout” a NYC based theatrical millinery business, and Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington.