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Didn’t Find What You Needed at that Black Friday Sale? You’re in Luck!

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces 7th Annual Holiday Artisan Craft Fair. The fair runs Sunday, December 18 - 11am to 7pm at Gallerie M inside the InterContinental Hotel, 139 E. Kilbourn Ave.

By - Nov 29th, 2016 10:07 am

(Milwaukee, WI) Milwaukee Repertory Theater welcomes the public to celebrate the creativity of its staff at the seventh annual Holiday Artisan Craft Fair. Join artisans from the Scenic, Props, and Costumes Departments, administrators from the Community Engagement and Education Departments, and Front of House Staff in Gallerie M of the InterContinental Hotel on Sunday, December 18, 2016 from 11am to 7pm. Craft Fair favorites like photography, handmade hats and jewelry, and handmade greeting cards will return alongside first-time sales of crocheted headbands and garments inspired by historical costumes.

“The people who produce the art and crafts for The Rep’s Holiday Artisan Craft Fair come from all areas and departments of The Rep,” said Properties Director Jim Guy. “It’s a wonderful opportunity to find a variety of one-of-a-kind holiday gifts and to meet and support the people who produce art on and off our stages.”

Craft Fair Artists
Jef Ouwens (Tailor) – handmade hats
Jenny Toutant (Education Director) – Greeting cards, notebooks, magnets, other paper craft items
Nabra Nelson (Community Engagement Associate)– Crocheted coasters and headbands
Art Zarko (Production Electrician Resident)– Handspun Yarn, Graphic Design prints to order
Pete Koenig (Production Purchaser)– Photography and Photo cards
Stephanie Schultz (Concierge/Gift Shop Associate) – Garments inspired by historical costume
Adam Beedle (Stackner Cabaret Staff)- Cards and letterpress posters
Bobby Sharon (Wardrobe Supervisor)- Men’s grooming products, Beard oils and conditioners

For more information, please call the Administrative Offices of Milwaukee Repertory Theater at
414-224-1761 or email jtoutant@milwaukeerep.com.

About Milwaukee Repertory Theater

Milwaukee Rep is a nationally-recognized company that presents compelling dramas, powerful classics, award-winning contemporary works and full-scale musicals housed in its three unique performance venues – the Quadracci Powerhouse, Stiemke Studio and Stackner Cabaret. The Rep also produces an annual production of A Christmas Carol, featuring a World Premiere of a new adaptation in 2016, at the historic Pabst Theater.  Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mark Clements and Managing Director Chad Bauman, Milwaukee Repertory Theater ignites positive change in the cultural, social, and economic vitality of its community by creating world-class theater experiences that entertain, provoke, and inspire meaningful dialogue among an audience representative of Milwaukee’s rich diversity.

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