Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Press Release

Milwaukee Rep Announces Holiday Artisan Craft Fair

Sunday, December 16 - 11am to 7pm. Gallerie M, Intercontinental Hotel, 139 East Kilbourn Avenue

By - Nov 28th, 2018 10:39 am

November 28, 2018 [Milwaukee] Milwaukee Repertory Theater welcomes the public to celebrate the creativity of its staff at the Holiday Artisan Craft Fair. Join artisans from Props, Costumes, Marketing and Education Departments in Gallerie M of the InterContinental Hotel on Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 11am to 7pm. Craft Fair favorites like handmade hats, scarves, needlework and  and handmade greeting cards will return alongside first time organic beard care items and other paper crafts.

“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, “and their work tells you a lot about who those individuals really are. For several years the fair has offered a body of exciting original work by new and familiar artists and craftspeople. 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

Linda D. Bernardo (Props Craft Artisan) – Greeting cards

Lara Dalbey (Wig and Makeup Supervisor) – Needlefelting

Nicholas Hartman (Costume Director) – Upcycled Meetings, Scarves and Cowls

Jef Ouwens (Tailor) – Handmade hats

Jess Shake (Group Sales Coordinator) – Paintings

Bobby Sharon (Wardrobe Supervisor) – Beard care items, including oils

Jenny Toutant (Education Director) – Greeting cards, notebooks, paper-crafted items

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 the largest performing arts organization in Wisconsin in terms of audiences served and one of the largest professional theaters in the country. Each year, The Rep welcomes up to 275,000 people at nearly 700 performances of 15 productions ranging from compelling dramas, powerful classics, new plays and full-scale musicals in its three unique performance venues – the Quadracci Powerhouse, Stiemke Studio and Stackner Cabaret. Now in its 65th Season, The Rep has gained a national reputation as an incubator of new work, an agent of community change and a forward-thinking provider of vital arts education programs. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mark Clements and Executive 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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