Myrna Colley-Lee

Costume Designer

Myrna Colley-Lee, actively designing since the late 1960s, is credited as one of the forefront costume designers in the Black Theatre Movement. Her most recent work includes Good People, Race, The Fall of Heaven (The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis); Two Trains Running (Geva Theatre Center); Radio Golf (Pittsburgh Public Theatre); The Ballad of Emmett Till, world premiere (Goodman Theatre); Gee’s Bend, The Piano Lesson, Forest City (Cleveland Playhouse); the Off-Broadway production of Becoming Adele (Gotham Stage Company); Ain’t Misbehavin’, Relativity (St. Louis Black Repertory Company); Wedding Band (Steppenwolf Theatre); Bus Stop, Fences (Allentown Playhouse); Fences (Pennsylvania Stage Company). Colley-Lee is working on her largest exhibition to date: A Theatre of Color: Costume Design for the Black Theatre by Myrna Colley-Lee.

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