Rachel Forbes - Shaw Festival Theatre

Rachel Forbes
Costume Designer

SHAW 2022: Costume designer for The Doctor’s Dilemma.
(Selected Credits) FOR THE SHAW: set designer, Trouble in Mind; designer, Victory, 1837: The Farmers’ Revolt.
ELSEWHERE: designer, Harlem Duet, Bard on the Beach; 21 Black Futures, Obsidian/CBC; A Revolution of Love (short film), Esie Mensah Productions; Serving Elizabeth, Western Canada Theatre; A Million Billion Pieces, Risky Phil, YPT; Iterate, Mile Zero Dance; Copy That, Tarragon; The Bridge, 2B Theatre/Neptune; Choir Boy, Centaur; Lukumi: a dub opera, Bleeders, Esu Crossing the Middle Passage, Watah Theatre; Black Boys, Buddies in Bad Times; costumes, The Mountaintop, Royal MTC; A Streetcar Named Desire, The Brothers Size, Soulpepper; Body So Fluorescent (short film), Madonnanera; Fences, Grand Theatre; Other Side of the Game, Obsidian, Cahoots; set, Death and the King’s Horseman, Stratford Festival; New Monuments, Canadian Stage/Luminiato; First Drafts, Theatre Sheridan; In the Abyss, Political Movement; School Girls, Obsidian; other theatres include Tapestry Opera, NAC, Video Cabaret.
AWARDS: Dora award, Outstanding Costume Design, The Brothers Size; Merritt award, Outstanding Scenic Design, The Bridge.
TRAINING: Ryerson Theatre School.

Also onstage in 2022
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Too True to Be Good

A fantasia to take you around the world in 80 ideas per minute.

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Be careful what you wish for: the gods are listening.

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The Doctor’s Dilemma

To a doctor, every life is precious. But what if one of those lives is also inconvenient?

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