Costume Designer Jennifer Brawn Gittings

Costume Designer Jennifer Brawn Gittings

 JBG presenting renderings of her designs at first rehearsal

JBG presenting renderings of her designs at first rehearsal

Jennifer Brawn Gittings

Over the last 20 years, Ms Gittings has designed more than 130 productions, including plays, musicals, dance, and world premieres.  Her costume designs have graced the stages of regional theatres such as the La Jolla Playhouse, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego REPertory Theatre, A Noise Within, The Western Stage, Crossroads Theatre Company, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, The Lycian Centre, and The Luna Stage.

She has also designed for many universities and colleges, including Princeton University, University of San Diego, Southwestern College, Rutgers Opera Company, NYU Film, Los Positas College, Highline College, and the Thurgood Marshall School at UCSD.

She lives in San Diego, where she is the Resident Costume Designer and Design Ambassador for MOXIE Theatre, and an Associate Artist at Diversionary Theatre.  She is also half of the creative team at LEO DUO, which provides custom costume and couture creations for private clients.

Ms Gittings holds an MFA in both Costume Design and Scenic Design from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, and a BA in Theatre Arts from UCLA.

Awards

San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Craig Noel Award - Oustanding Scenic Design - "Hickorydickory" at MOXIE Theatre, 2012

San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Craig Noel Award - Oustanding Costume Design - "In The Next Room" at San Diego REPertory Theatre, 2011

"Designer of the Year" - San Diego Reader, 2008

San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Craig Noel Award - Oustanding Costume Design - "Scrooge in Rouge" at Diversionary Theatre, 2008

Patte Award for Theater Excellence - Oustanding Costume Design - "Don Quixote" at San Diego REPertory Theatre & "Bunbury" at Diversionary Theatre, 2007

Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP Theatre Award - Best Costumes, Equity - "Intimate Apparel" at San Diego REPertory Theatre, 2006