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Lindsey rae


​Lindsey Rae is a Costume Design MFA graduate from the University Texas at Austin’s Live Design program. While at UT, she had the opportunity to design costumes for the main stage productions Marcus; Or the Secret of Sweet, Year of the Tiger, Cohn New Works Festivals’ XOR, and many dance collaborations. She has worked at theaters across the west including The Phoenix Theater Company, Arizona Broadway, the Utah Shakespeare Festival, and the Utah Festival of Opera and Musical Theatre. She also has many years of film experience and has worked on many commercials, union projects, and indie films. Lindsey Rae has a love for fashion as well as costume design and has a distinct interest in western wear. She has designed and created stage wear for musicians as well as actors. Before embarking on her own business venture, she worked at Fort Lonesome, a premier chain stitch embroidery and western wear studio.

She is an owner at Hook & Eye, LLC, a couture and costume fabrication studio in Austin, Texas. There she contributes her talents to the team, working on projects ranging from wedding alterations to costume construction for film and stage to custom couture pieces for musicians and the Tyler Rose Festival. She also continues to chainstitch on projects for clients.

Lindsey Rae graduated with honors from Northern Arizona University in 2013 with a BA in anthropology. In 2014 she completed a certificate in digital film making from the Sedona Film School and in 2015 enrolled in Mesa Community College's Fashion and Costume Design program. She completed the Pope Apprenticeship at The Phoenix Theater Company during the 2017-2018 season. She completed her Masters of Fine Arts in 2021 from the University of Texas at Austin.

A black and white photo of Lindsey Rae
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