Spoleto: Oral history with Carolyn Kostopoulos

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Title:
Spoleto: Oral history with Carolyn Kostopoulos
Interviewee:
Kostopoulos, Carolyn
Date:
2009-06-05
Description:
Carolyn Kostopoulos, owner of Carelli Costumes, Inc. in New York, has been the wardrobe director of Spoleto Festival U.S.A. since 1982. Kostopoulos discusses her costume work for the festival over the years, the process of designing and creating, and the difference between her work on Broadway and Spoleto. She discusses her relationships with the artists who wear her designs and details the various costume headquarters she has had in Charleston including the "haunted" old city jail. Audio with transcript.
Collection:
College of Charleston Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Kostopoulos, Carolyn, Spoleto Festival U.S.A.
Topical Subject:
Costume designers--United States, Festivals--South Carolina--Charleston, Festivals--Planning, Festivals--Management
Geographic Subject:
Charleston--Social life and customs
Language:
English
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
application/pdf, audio/mpeg
Digitization Specifications:
Mp3 derivative audio created with Audacity software. Archival masters are wav files.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital resource copyright 2009, The College of Charleston. All rights reserved. For more information contact The College of Charleston Library, Charleston, SC 29424.