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.

Let’s tell a story together.

Upcoming 2020-2021: 

Eclipsed (Milwaukee Rep, dir: May Adrales)

Sweeney Todd (Trinity Rep, dir: Curt Columbus)

Cullud Wattah (The Public Theatre, ART, dir: Candis Jones)

Angry, Raucous & Shamelessly Gorgeous (Denver Center, Hartford Stage, Cleveland Playhouse, dir: Susan V Booth)

Toni Stone (Milwaukee Rep, Alliance Theatre dir: Tinashe Kajese Bolden)

Photo by: Ken Jones

Kara Harmon

Costume Designer

THEATRE DESIGN DIRECTOR PRODUCER/VENUE
Eclipsed May Adrales Milwaukee Rep
Master Harold & The Boys Kent Gash Arizona Theatre Company
Steel Magnolias Lisa Rothe The Guthrie Theatre
The Purists Billy Porter Huntington Theatre
Dot Colman Domingo People’s Light
Guys & Dolls Kent Gash The Guthrie Theatre
Lockdown Kent Gash Rattlestick Playwrights
Angry, Raucous & Shamelessly Gorgeous Susan V. Booth The Alliance
Goodnight, Tyler Kent Gash The Alliance
Black Odyssey Joe Wilson, Jude Sandy Trinity Rep
Two Trains Running Timothy Douglas Cincinnati Playhouse
A Raisin in the Sun Timothy Douglas IRT, Syracuse Stage
The Niceties Kimberly Senior Huntington, MTC, McCarter
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 Colman Domingo Actors Theatre of Louisville
Much Ado About Nothing Lileana Blain-Cruz Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Safehouse Timothy Douglas Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
The Comedy of Errors Kent Gash Oregon Shakespeare Festival
FILM DESIGN DIRECTOR PRODUCER
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
ACD TELEVISION DESIGNER PRODUCER
The Marvelous Mrs Maisel Donna Zakowska Amazon
Daredevil Season 2 Lorraine Z Calvert Netflix/Marvel
Boardwalk Season 5 John Dunn HBO, Bootleg Productions
ACD THEATRE DESIGNER PRODUCER/VENUE
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

REFERENCES
Contact information available upon request

Kent Gash
Director

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
lhamos@gersh.com
212-634-8169
41 Madison Avenue, 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10010