Mimi Maxmen

Mimi Maxmen has designed costumes and scenery for film, Broadway, Off-Broadway, opera, and ballet. 

Film credits: "The Lightkeepers" (Richard Dreyfuss, Blythe Danner, Mamie Gummer, Tom Wisdom), "Tumbleweeds" (Janet McTeer), "Lucky Bastard" (Production and Costume Designer), "Corporate Affairs" (Breckin Meyer, Adam Scott), "Perestroika" (Sam Robards, Ally Sheedy)  "Luster" (Justin Herwich, Willie Garson),  "The Mesmerist (Jessica Capshaw, Neil Patrick Harris),  "A Midsummer Night’s Rave" (Andrew Keegan), "The Singing Detective", Assistant Costume Designer for "Patricia Norris", (Robert Downey, Jr., Mel Gibson, Robin Wright Penn). 

New York theatre credits:  Uncle Vanya (starring Tom Courtenay, Amanda Donohoe, James Fox) , Sight Unseen (Matthew Arkin), Inadmissible Evidence (Nicol Williamson and Philip Bosco), The NorwegiansA Shayna Maidel,  Becket, The Frogs, Turn of the Screw (set and costumes),  The Play’s the Thing (Obie Award),  Vieux Carré,  North Shore Fish,  The Incredibly Famous Willy Rivers (Jay O. Sanders),  Moonchildren (Kevin Anderson, Cynthia Nixon),  Public Enemy by Kenneth Branagh (Brian D’Arcy James), Today I Am a Fountain Pen,   A...My Name Is Alice, The Seagull, Twelfth Night,  A Midsummer Night’s Dream,  Hamlet,  Macbeth.  Five years as resident designer for the Roundabout Theater. 

Additional theater:  Cleveland Play House,  Manhattan Theatre Club,  Second Stage,  Mark Taper Forum, GeVa, Berkshire Theatre Festival.

Opera credits: Ariadne auf Naxos for Santa Fe Opera, starring Susan Graham and Ben Heppner, directed by Robert Carsen;  Virgil Thomson’s Lord Byron (Alice Tully Hall) and The Mother of Us All

Ballet credits include: The Sleeping Beauty (Scenery and Costume Design), Swan Lake,  A Midsummer Night’s Dream,  La Dame aux Camélias (Ballet Santiago, Chile), and ballets for the New York City,  Joffrey,  Metropolitan Opera Ballet companies, and many U.S. regional companies.

She has worked with directors Stephen Zuckerman, Everett Lewis,  Bruce Jordan, Braham Murray,  Gil Cates, Jr.,  Mary B. Robinson,  Don Scardino, Robert Berlinger,  Anthony Page.

She currently teaches at the New School/Parsons School of Design where she is a part-time Assistant Professor.  She serves on the Advisory Committee of TDF/The Costume Collection, and is a member of United Scenic Artists, IATSE 829 and The Costume Designers’ Guild, IATSE 892.

Visit Mimi's official website: www.mimimaxmen.com

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