Kara Harmon is a Costume Designer living in New York City. Kara’s work has been seen in theatre, film, television, commercials and events. She earned her MFA from Tisch School of the Arts for Design in Stage and Film and BFA in Theatrical Production Arts from Ithaca College.

Select Costume Design credits include The Legend of Georgia McBride (Marin Theatre Company) directed by Kent Gash, Dot (Vineyard Theatre) directed by Susan Stroman, Angry, Raucous & Shamelessly Gorgeous (Alliance Theatre) directed by Susan V Booth and Much Ado About Nothing (OSF) directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz.

Kara was recently awarded the 2019 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Costume Design for The Wiz! (Ford’s Theatre) directed by Kent Gash and the 2017 NAACP Theatre Award for Best Costume Design for Barbecue (Geffen Playhouse) directed by Colman Domingo.


2018-2019 Season: 

The Niceties  (Huntington Stage, Manhattan Theatre Club, McCarter Theatre, Geffen Playhouse. dir: Kimberly Senior)

The Color Purple (Portland Center Stage, dir: Timothy Douglas)

Gem of the Ocean (Roundhouse Theatre, dir: Timothy Douglas)

Black Odyssey (Trinity Repertory Company, dir: Joe Wilson Jr & Jude Sandy)

Two Trains Running (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park & Milwaukee Rep, dir: Timothy Douglas)

Goodnight, Tyler (Alliance Theatre, World Premiere, dir: Kent Gash)

Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous (Alliance Theatre, World Premiere, dir: Susan V Booth)

Lockdown (Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, dir: Kent Gash)

Guys & Dolls (The Guthrie Theatre, dir: Kent Gash)

Kara Harmon

Costume Designer

We, The Invisibles Dámaso Rodriguez Humana Festival ATL
The Wiz Kent Gash Ford’s Theatre
A Raisin in the Sun Timothy Douglas IRT & Syracuse Stage
Nina Simone: Four Women Timothy Douglas Arena Stage
A Guide for the Homesick Colman Domingo Huntington Theatre
In The Heights Melissa Rain Anderson GEVA
Native Gardens Blake Robinson Guthrie Theatre, Arena Stage
The Legend of Georgia McBride Kent Gash Marin Theatre Company
The Mountaintop Kent Gash Trinity Repertory Company
Barbecue Colman Domingo Geffen Playhouse
The Rape of Lucretia Louisa Muller Wolf Trap Opera
Dot Susan Stroman Vineyard Theatre
Ethel Kenneth Roberson Alliance Theatre
Seven Guitars Timothy Douglas The Juilliard School
Seven Guitars Colman Domingo Actors Theatre of Louisville
Much Ado About Nothing Lileana Blain-Cruz Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Safehouse Timothy Douglas Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
When We Met Eric Hoff Cap 21 Studios
The Comedy of Errors Kent Gash Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Clybourne Park Stephanie Yankwitt The Hangar Theatre
Milk Like Sugar Nicole Watson NYU Tisch School of the Arts
Oo-Bla-Dee Delroy Lindo NYU Tisch School of the Arts
The Trip to Bountiful Stephanie Yankwitt The Hangar Theatre
God of Carnage Kent Gash Alliance Theatre
7 Minutes in Heaven Kareem Fahmy NY Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
The Winter’s Tale Melody Bates Brooklyn Heights Montessori
Broke-ology Kent Gash The Juilliard School
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Cameron Watson The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ
Assassins Kent Gash CAP 21 Studios
Chicago Greg Bostwick Ithaca College
The Tempest Melody Bates Brooklyn Heights Montessori
They Call Him Young Lou Pirronne Yousefzadeh The Cherry Pit, Columbia University
The Who’s Tommy Kent Gash NYU Tisch School of the Arts
The Trouble with Doug Larry Arancino Cap 21 Studios
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Davis McCallum NYU Tisch School of the Arts
The Wizard of Oz Michael Hartman The Ocean City Theatre Company
The Music Man Melody Libonati The Summer Theatre of New Canaan
Saint Joan Tea Alagic NYU Tisch School of the Arts
Stretch, a fantasia Emma Griffin New Georges Theatre
A Muse in Love Allegra Libonati The Summer Theatre of New Canaan
Seussical the Musical Michael Hartman The Ocean City Theatre Company
Bye Bye Birdie Michael Hartman The Ocean City Theatre Company
Office Sonata Jason Zimbler The Impetuous Theatre Group
The Life of… Pasolini Elizabeth Williamson The Act French Theatre Festival
The Roe Effect Kiel Scott OmniAmerican Pictures
How to Rock a First Date Pablo Gomez-Castro New York Film Academy
With You, Without You Kiel Scott NYU Tisch Graduate Film
Esquinero Dominique Deleon NYU Tisch Graduate Film
Daredevil Season 2 Lorraine Z Calvert Netflix/Marvel
Boardwalk Season 5 John Dunn HBO, Bootleg Productions
The Crucible Wojciech Dziedzic Walter Kerr Theatre, Broadway
First Date David C. Woolard The Longacre Theatre, Broadway
Magic Bird Paul Tazewell The Longacre Theatre, Broadway
Memphis Paul Tazewell Shubert Theatre, Broadway
Memphis National Tour Paul Tazewell The Huey Company
American Idiot Andrea Lauer Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Born Bad Paul Tazewell SoHo Repertory Theatre
Reflections of a Heart Sarah Cubbage Theatre Row, Clurman
The Butcher of Baraboo Andrea Lauer Second Stage Theatre

Contact information available upon request

Kent Gash

Paul Tazewell
Costume Designer

Susan Hilferty
Costume Designer

United Scenic Artists
Local 829, NY, NY

Get in touch!

Or contact my agent directly:

Leah Hamos
Gersh Agency
41 Madison Avenue, 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10010