FC: Danielle Nieves: Theatrical Design
1: Danielle Nieves Costume/Make-up Design Portfolio 2010
2: Alice in Wonderland Costume Designs December 2006 | American tourist in Harajuku, Tokyo
3: Digital Rendering of Alice
6: Hamlet Costume Design Steampunk Theme March 2007
8: construction plating and gears | vents
9: wires and steam | measures
10: metal sheeting | pins and nuts
11: aeronautical and valves
12: Three Penny Opera Costume Design 30's clothing motif inspiration from birds March 2010
13: Inspiration from Peacock Feathers
20: Talking With Directed By Cheryl Faraone
21: a woman who keeps her memories in tattoos: hand painted in liquid eyeliner | Costume Design A play about women and their lives, hopes and aspirations November 2006
22: Top Left: a snake keeper
23: a housewife who dreams of being Patches from the Wizard of Oz
24: Lovesong of the Electric Bear Directed by Cheryl Faraone A memory play about the life and death of British computer scientist Alan Turing (1912-54). Turing cracked the WWII German enigma codes and is considered the father of the computer. He openly professed as a gay man and was prosecuted by the British government to chemical castration. This led to his suicide by eating a laced apple in cyanide, a tribute to his favorite movie, Snow White. Costume Designs January 2010
25: Because Turing believed that humans had no souls and that they could be programmed, he only saw people as good or bad, black or white. So for the designs, everyone except for Turing and Porgy are dressed in black and white.
26: Alan Turing (1912-54) A genius yet slob
29: Porgy Bear: Alan Turing's childhood teddy bear, himself that he cannot express and his created artificial intelligence
32: Joan: Alan's once love interest and colleague. She falls into Turing's black and white world.
33: Joan is first digitally created by Turing.
34: To give the audience a break from all of the black and white costumes in act 1, in act 2 I designed the drag scene in color. | Turing, exploring New York City find himself in a drag bar.
36: Top Left: Turing's childhood best friend. Bottom Left: Turing's childhood bully. Top: An old southern woman Turing meets in America.
37: Top: Turing's younger lover. Top Right: Porgy speaks with a Universal Machine repairer. Bottom Right: Turing meets the family of his very eccentric psychologist.
38: Designs for Popular MediaMusic Videos and Artist For Fergie's "Fergalicious" Music Video: the assignment was to redesign the music video to better fit her concept of "Fergie Land" as an adaptation of Willy Wonka Land.
39: Redesign for Fergalicious, highlighting her candy world theme. 2010
41: Assignment: To Redesign Imogen Heaps' Street Wear Look and Image | Left: Photos of Imogen Heap Right: Redesign for Street Wear
42: Assignment: To redesign Imogen Heap's Grammy Awards dress while keeping with the original's palette and motifs of Victorian, Japanese and Lilly Pond | Left: Imogen Heap's original dress at the Grammy Awards Right: My redesign
43: Grammy Awards
44: Music Video: Must be Dreaming Assignment: To redesign her dress to fit her theme of a dream sequence
47: Music Video: Redesign of First Train Home
48: Etcetera Costumes and Illustrations Designed and Constructed by Myself
49: Ultima Summon from the video game, Final Fantasy XII Construction design and execution by myself 2008
50: Coat Design for Geiger 2007
51: Music Inspired Avant-Garde Costumes for Beau-Arts Ball 2007
52: Make-up Designs
53: Make-up designs for Cabaret directed by Claudio Medeiros 2007
56: Etc. Make-up Designs Top Left: Cat 2007 Center: Peter Pan 2009 Right: Flower inspired 2008 Far Right: Ice inspired 2008