Asolo Rep Costume Sale
Purchase Professional Costumes from Asolo Rep’s Vault During this Two-Day Sale
(SARASOTA, FL) – Asolo Rep is reaching into the costume vault for an exclusive two-day public sale of professional costumes. The sale will include a selection of pieces ranging from 21st century contemporary garments to period costumes (including medieval, Renaissance, 30s, and 40s), all professionally created by Asolo Rep designers and costumers.
“We haven’t had a costume sale of this scale in decades. It’s exciting to give a new life to these incredible costumes that have been skillfully created for Asolo Rep productions. It was also an opportunity to bring back our talented and dedicated artisans. It’s a win-win for us and the community. We’re thrilled to be getting back to work,” said David Covach, Costume Shop Manager.
Proceeds from the sale will help fund a costume inventory system allowing Asolo Rep to itemize their extensive collection for future performances and professional theatre rentals.
Asolo Rep’s Costume Sale will be held Sept. 17 and 18, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Asolo Rep’s Koski Production Center (1009 Tallevast Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243) and is free and open to the public. Masks are required and capacity will be monitored to ensure a safe shopping environment.
ABOUT KOSKI PRODUCTION CENTER
Each year, Asolo Repertory Theatre builds more than 20 sets and tens of thousands of prop pieces at the Asolo Rep Scenic Studio, one of the largest and best-equipped scenic production facilities in the state.
The 45,000 square foot building houses scenery and production facilities, the theatre’s vast costume and prop collection as well as production staff offices and a rehearsal hall. A full service, state-of-the art production facility, Asolo Rep Scenic Studio is fast becoming one of the top providers of custom scenic fabrication in the country. The facility provides scenery and properties construction for not only Asolo Repertory Theatre, but for numerous organizations including the Sarasota Opera and Ballet, Tampa’s Straz Center, Universal Studios, Broadway, television and film. The building also houses 8,000 square feet of properties which can be rented. Respected in the industry for high quality, fair pricing and professionalism, Asolo Rep Scenic Studio’s skilled designers and crew provide a full range of services to bring any production to life. The facility is located in the Robert and Beverly Koski Production Center, near the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport at 1009 Tallevast Road in Sarasota, FL.
The Robert and Beverly Koski Production Center includes the Ted Weiller Rehearsal Hall and the Joan Armour Mendell Scenic Studio. It was made possible through the cornerstone gifts of Beverly Koski, Herman and Sharon Frankel, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Warren and Margot Coville, James R. Chandler III, and Bender, Bender & Chandler, P.A.