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Douglas A. Russell

Douglas Russell of the State University of Florida Drama Department is, for the fifth season, the Festival's costumier. He holds a master's degree from Stanford and has taught at Carnegie Tech as well as Florida. After a lapse of a year, he again brings his talents as an actor to the Ashland stage as Cinna the Poet and Exeter.

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Douglas Russell of the State University of Florida Drama Department is, for the fifth season, the Festival's costumier. He holds a master's degree from Stanford and has taught at Carnegie Tech as well as Florida. After a lapse of a year, he again brings his talents as an actor to the Ashland stage as Cinna the Poet and Exeter

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DOUGLAS A. RUSSELL, Festival Costumer, returns for his eighth season in Ashland after a year of teaching Costume at the University of Kansas City. Doug received both his B. A. and M. A. from the Drama Department of Stanford University and has taught Costume Design and Execution at Carnegie Institute of Technology and Florida State University. In 1954 he went to England on a Fulbright Scholarship, making a survey of costuming at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at .Stratford - upon - Avon over the past fifty years. One result of his researches was the publication in the annual Shakespeare Survey of his article, Hamlet Costumes from Garrick to Gielgudf

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DOUGLAS A. RUSSELL, Festival Costumer, is finishing his tenth season in Ashland. During the winter, in addition to designing and planning for the next Festival season, he is Costumer and Assistant Professor in Theatre in the Department of Speech, University of Kansas City. Both his B.A. and M.A, degrees were awarded by the Drama Department at Stanford University. His teaching experience includes courses in Costume Design and Execution taught at Carnegie Tech and Florida State University. In 1954, studying on a Fulbright Scholarship, he made a survey of costuming at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, England. He recently authored the article Shakespeare Costume: Fancy Dress or Civil Dress which appeared in the May issue of the American Educational Theatre Association Journal

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DOUGLAS A. RUSSELL, Festival Costumer, completes his ninth season in Ashland this year. In the winter, besides designing the many costumes for the next season here, he is Costumer and Instructor in Theatre in the Department of Speech, University of Kansas City. He received both his B.A. and M.A. from the Drama Department of Stanford University, and has taught Costume Design and Execution at Carnegie Institute of Technology and Florida State University. On a Fulbright scholarship in 1954 he made a survey of costuming at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, England, resulting in the publication of his article, Hamlet Costumes from Garrick to Gielgud, which appeared in the annual Shakespeare Survey.

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DOUGLAS A. RUSSELL, Festival Costumer, returns for his eighth season in Ashland after a year of teaching Costume at the University of Kansas City. Doug received both his B. A. and M. A. from the Drama Department of Stanford University and has taught Costume Design and Execution at Carnegie Institute of Technology and Florida State University. In 1954 he went to England on a Fulbright Scholarship, making a survey of costuming at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at .Stratford - upon - Avon over the past fifty years. One result of his researches was the publication in the annual Shakespeare Survey of his article, Hamlet Costumes from Garrick to Gielgudf

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Cast -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. Henry V (1952, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Duke of Exeter
  2. The Tragedy of Julius Caesar (1952, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Messala
  3. The Tragedy of Julius Caesar (1952, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Cinna
  4. King John (1948, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Philip, King of France

Production and Crew -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. Life and Death of King John (1959, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  2. King Lear (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  3. Merchant of Venice (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  4. Much Ado About Nothing (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  5. Troilus and Cressida (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  6. As You Like It (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  7. Henry VIII (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  8. Othello (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  9. Pericles (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  10. The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1957, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  11. Richard III (1956, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  12. Romeo and Juliet (1956, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  13. Titus Andronicus (1956, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  14. Henry V (1952, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  15. The Tragedy of Julius Caesar (1952, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  16. King Lear (1951, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer
  17. King John (1948, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Costume Designer

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