About the Designer: Summer is a Brooklyn-based freelance costume designer living and working in New York City. She has been designing costumes for over 15 years and has worked on over 125 productions from operas and new plays to musicals, TV series, motion pictures and short films. She has a masters degree in design from the Yale School of Drama and is a proud member of the United Scenic Artists Union Local 829, and a member of Wingspace Theatrical Design Collective.

"Summer Lee Jack's stunning costumes are a perfect balance of the illusory and the real world, bringing some edge to the story." - Jeremy Bustin from Broadwayworld.com - 'Into the Woods' at Charlottesville Opera directed by Raymond Zilberberg 

"Summer Lee Jack’s costume design adds considerably to the show’s cheery playfulness.” - Anita Gates. The New York Times  'The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)' at Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey Outdoor stage directed by Jason King Jones

"There was so much about this production to cherish. The costuming by Summer Lee Jack was imaginative and colorful, telling so much about each character.’ - Meche Kroop www.vocedimeche.com 'The Cunning Little Vixen' at Manhattan School of Music directed by Dona D Vaughn

"The production also provides sumptuous visuals through the evocative and provocative designs of Summer Lee Jack” -  Amy Krivohlavek Offoffonline.com ‘Fracturing' (adaptation of Ibsen's 'An Enemy of the People') directed by Maura Farver produced by Sweeter Theater at  Flamboyán Theatre

“Summer Lee Jack’s costumes do the best at defining character and ambiance for the piece as a whole.” - Michael D. Jackson the Off-Off Broadway Review 'The Wild Party' directed by Neil J Freeman at the Gallery Players in NYC

Mission Statement: Collaborating with fellow artists on projects that teach, entertain, induce creative thinking and cause positive change in our society. I am fully commited to anti-racist theatre and decolonizing the American theatre in education and practice.

Art: (noun) the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.


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