Linda Adams-Foat wins National Awards for Costume Design
Linda Adams-Foat wins National Awards for Costume Design funny pictures
Linda Adams-Foat, costumer for the Highland Community College Fine Arts Department, won five prestigious awards at the 81st Annual National Costumers Association (NCA) National Convention in Omaha, Nebraska for her design, construction, display, and runway presentation of costumes she created. funny images
Linda won five awards at the convention held July 11-15, 2008. Her costumes entitled,ï¿½Rum Tug Tugger & Munkustrapï¿½ won the Murl Daniels Make Up Award and William "Bill" Zauder Memorial Award for Make Up; as well as the C. Arthur Landes & Joseph R. Landes Memorial Award for Outstanding Theater Costume. Her period costume, ï¿½Julia, a Sesquicentennial Ball gownï¿½ garnered the Warren Hendricks Memorial Award for Outstanding Authentic Reproduction Costume, as well as the first runner-up to the Grand International Award. The Grand International Award is the premier award presented at the competition. funny photos
Linda Adams-Foat is a member of the Highland Community College technical theatre faculty and staff. She acquired a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performing Arts/Costume Design emphasis from Rockford College, Rockford IL. She teaches Introduction to Stage Make Up, Introduction of Stage Costume and Theatre Practicum for the College as well as designs all of the theatre departments stage productions and maintains the music departmentï¿½s wardrobe. Linda has over 25 years experience and has costumed over 120 shows for the Highland stage as well as numerous shows for Rockford College, Keith Country Day School, Rockford Dance Company, Arts Academy of Dance, Studio 121 and various area high schools. She owns and operates her own costume rental business, Camelot Costumes, www.camelot-costumes.com.
A chief objective of the National Costumers Association is to establish and maintain professional and ethical standards of business in the costume industry. Additional information about the NCA is available at www.costumers.org.
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