Database Runtime Software
MS Access 2016 Runtime. A free download from Microsoft: Download Here. This program is needed to run the Costume / Props / Pattern / Lighting / Sound Equipment / Scripts / Uniform Inventory Databases if you don't own MS Access. Either version (x64 or x86) will work for the Inventory Databases.
Inventory Tag Help
Dritz Petite Press. Available in our webstore and from many sewing and crafts stores including Nancy's Notions.
Dennison Fine Fabric Tagger. Available from many sources including Amazon.com.
Barcode Scanner. Two styles available in our webstore and from Electronics shops, B&H Photo or Amazon.com.
The Techie Green Room - https://www.techiegreenroom.com/
Here is a new site to help school theatre production people with ideas and resources. The site hopes (In their words) "To be a place for middle and high school drama teachers and technical directors to come to be inspired, to help others, and to share successes and failures to be used as learning tools." Check it out for new ideas and connect to other techies.
Tutu Hangers. These are available from Tutu's Etc
Tutu Patterns / Custom Tutus / Seminars. Tutus that Dance - Suzanne Dieckmann.
Custom made tutus and costumes plus the Tutu Coat ! Tutu's Etc - Stephanie Baltz
Tutus, Patterns, Fabric, Notions and more - Tutu.com
Hoop Wire - www.hoopwire.com
Hoop wire for Tutus and Hoop Skirts for Historical Reproduction costumes. The wire is a two-strand
high tensile spring steel encased in a dyeable polymer coating. Made in the USA.
Contact John or Genelle Johnson or visit the website for more info.
Patterns and General Costuming
Folkwear Patterns. A collection of fabulous patterns that bring you garments from around the world and through centuries of time.
Links to good sites for Historical Costume Information: https://www.fun.com/historical-clothing-guides-for-theater-costumes.html
Guide for Historical Clothing - Patterns, Info and More : https://www.lulus.com/blog/diy-2/sewing-patterns-and-guides-for-historical-clothing-and-costumes/ This site was found by Katie S. while working on a Girl Scout Textile Artist Badge. Another great Girl Scout project !
Hats - Fashionable Hats has a great selection of hats that will suit a variety of costuming needs.
Sources for Cosplay Makeup:
Cosplay Makeup Ideas: BH Cosmetics has a page on COSPLAY makeup products. A theatre student recommended this. https://www.bhcosmetics.com/pages/the-ultimate-guide-to-cosplay-makeup
Ben Peoples Industries - Your source for theatrical electronics.
Weapons of Choice. Weapons of Choice has provided swords, guns and polearms specifically designed for stage use.
Wireless Body Microphones
Bodymics.com - Wireless microphone specialists who love to work with schools and small theatres.
Original Plays for Middle Schools / High Schools from Theatrefolk.com
These plays are specifically for student performers. They are age-appropriate without being "kiddy" and have modest technical requirements.