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Message from the Designer

Corie Caudill

When thinking of designs for Mister E of Imagination: Tales of Edgar Allan Poe I wanted to focus on the overall feeling of the play; which is quite dark. While at the same time keep some of the classic period of which Poe is associated with. I chose a black and white palate to accomplish this and then found pieces in each costume to add red. This was for a bold splash of an accent color and served as symbolism for the tales of death and love that Poe wrote in his lifetime. 

Coming from more scenic work and painting, it was interesting going into my first costume design and beginning a whole new process of idea developing. I learned so much with the help of my professors that I will take with me and apply to other designs that I hope to do in the future!

BIO:  Corie Caudill is senior Theatre Major with a minor in Visual Art. Corie has been involved with several productions at Morehead State University and is currently in charge of the paint department. Corie plans to graduate in May and will pursue her love for the arts in theatrical design and productions. 


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Theatre Major, Simpsonville, KY "When coming to a university, students have a variety of expectations in regards to what a higher-learning environment will be like. Throughout my journey at Morehead State University, my knowledge of theatre has been expanded and I have grown as an artists through the encouragement of my professors and the friendly atmosphere that our department has established. I have been presented multiple hands-on opportunities with acting, design, and management which allows for me to confidently embrace my future as I prepare to embark on the next journey life presents me. Morehead State University's Department of Music, Theatre and Dance not only met my expectations, it exceeded them."

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