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Robert Fletcher (costume designer)

Robert Fletcher (born August 23, 1922 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa[1]) is a costume and set designer.

Fletcher's first ambition was to become an archeologist. Prior to graduating from Harvard University, Fletcher was an aspiring actor. While performing in New York, he chose to became a costume designer. He is best known designing costumes for major ballet and opera companies in addition to films, television specials, and New York stageplay.[2]

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  • Shakespeare Festival Theatre 1
  • Star Trek 2
  • Awards 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Shakespeare Festival Theatre

In 1960, Robert Fletcher designed costumes for "The Tempest" in Stratford, CT starring Katharine Hepburn at the American Shakespeare Theatre.[3]

Star Trek

Fletcher had a long association with the science fiction franchise Star Trek. He served as costume designer for the first four Star Trek feature films[4]Star Trek: The Motion Picture, The Wrath of Khan, The Search for Spock, and The Voyage Home.

Awards

In 2008, Fletcher received a Theatre Development Fund/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for his set design. He has also received three Tony Award nominations for his work.[5]Fletcher’s three Tony Award nominations were for Little Me in 1963, High Spirits in 1964 and Hadrian VII in 1969. He also received a Drama Desk Award Nomination for Outstanding Costume Design for Othello in 1982.

References

  1. ^ "Robert Fletcher (I)". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2011-03-09. 
  2. ^ Roddenberry, Gene; Susan Sackett (1980). The Making of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. New York: Pocket Books. pp. 123–125.  
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Corrigan, Patricia (1995-12-14). "Updating a Classic; Local 'Nutcracker' is getting new Costumes, Choreography". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. p. 02A. 
  5. ^ "John Conklin And Robert Fletcher Take Home 2008 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards". Live Design Online. 2008-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-28. 

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