Costume Production Specialist Todd Roberts came to the University of Alabama after 10 years as Supervisor/In-house Designer for Birmingham Children’s Theatre. During these years, he is also Head of Costumes/Designer in New York at Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center; leading a staff of 8 designers to produce 42 shows in 9 weeks every summer. This time at Stagedoor also included 4 years designing/wardrobe supervision for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and wardrobe assisting for the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Show.
With design credits that top 100 shows, previous wardrobe work found him on various national tours for Troika Entertainment, Richard Frankel Productions, and Fly Music U.K. where he was also hair and make- up supervisor for most productions. Todd’s credits also include Headdress and Footwear Supervisor for Cirque Du Soleil (“Alegria”, Beau Rivage Casino), Special Effects and Crafts Master, creating fantasy angels and armor for Fee Hendrick Productions (“The Miracle”, Pigeon Forge), Master Puppeteer (Original School Edition of “Avenue Q”, world premier “Yes Virginia the Musical”, premier non-Equity production “Beauty and The Beast”), and automated costume design for Mardi Gras in both Alabama (Mystic Krewe of Apollo) and New Orleans, Louisiana (Mystic Krewe of Prometheus).
Todd is the 2014 BroadwayWorld.com regional theatre award winner for Best Costume Design (“Three Little Kittens” Birmingham Children’s Theatre). Early years were spent in the film and television industry, wardrobe supervising for (selections) NBC, CBS, New Line Cinema, Trans World Entertainment, Cannon Films, and New Century/Vista Productions.