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Dressing Shakespeare Exhibition

Dressing Shakespeare : Clothing Designed by Jenny Tiramani

This exhibition was conceived as part of the Society of British Theatre Designers’ Collaborators exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum. It has been mounted at Nottingham Trent University to celebrate the inauguration of theatre designer and dress historian Jenny Tiramani as Visiting Professor of Costume.

This compelling exhibition provides a window into the world of real Jacobean clothing. It includes three realised costumes designed by Jenny for the world-renowned Globe Theatre in London; original 17th century clothing artefacts and fascinating glimpses into the elaborate process of dressing the actors.


Jenny Tiramani

Jenny Tiramani



Dressing Shakespeare is a unique resource for students, teachers and anyone interested in historical clothing, textiles, art and performance. For information on related workshops and seminars, visit www.theatredesign.org.uk or telephone 0115 848 2832.

Date: 1 December 2008 – 21 January 2009

Venue: Nottingham Trent University, 1851 Gallery, Waverley Building, Waverley Street, Nottingham NG7 4HF

Opening times: Monday to Friday 10 am to 5pm

Admission: Free


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