About Us

DC Theatricks has been designing costumes for productions across North America for the past 35 years, as well as shows in the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Italy, Ireland and Korea.  Their multiple sets of elaborate costumes for shows like Beauty and the Beast, Shrek the Musical and Spamalot are shipped to schools and professional theaters year-round.  They were chosen to work on the world’s first student productions of Les Miserables with Music Theatre International and Broadway producer, Cameron Mackintosh.   DC Theatricks has also worked with award winning NY designers Fabio Toblini, Paul Tazewell, Alejo Vietti, Tracy Christensen and Tony award winners Clint Ramos, Gregg Barnes and Martin Pakledinaz. 

DC Theatricks builds custom costumes for theaters worldwide including The Julliard School, Ford’s Theatre, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Williamstown Theatre Festival, California Shakespeare Theater, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, American Players Theatre, The MUNY, Goodspeed Opera House, The Guthrie Theater, Boston’s Commonwealth Shakespeare Co. and Nationale Reisopera (Netherlands).  Off-Broadway credits include Women Beware Women (Red Bull Theater), Bent (Flatiron Playhouse) and the world premieres of Ministry of Progress (Jane Street Theater) and Ernest Hemingway’s The Fifth Column (The Mint Theater).  Broadway credits include uniforms for The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in Central Park production of The Winter’s Tale, Russian uniforms & overcoats for Doctor Zhivago (Broadway Theatre) and tailored 1940's clothing for Allegiance, starring George Takei (Longacre Theatre).  Special event clients include Walt Disney World, Ringling Brothers Circus, Jekyll & Hyde Clubs, Jose Cuervo and Captain Morgan Rum.  Custom mascot costumes have been produced for a variety of sports teams and corporations including Nabisco Foods, Peter Pan Peanut Butter, Buffalo Bisons, Eggland’s Best, Perry’s Ice Cream, Ted’s Hot Dogs, Buffalo News, Tops Markets, Hewlett Packard, Weichert Realtors and Independent Health.  TV and film credits include TNT, PBS, A&E Networks, Emeril Live, several History Channel documentaries and House of Cards (Netflix).  Celebrities that have worn costumes created by DC Theatricks include Willard Scott, Sherman Hemsley, Lorenzo Lamas, Jesse Martin, Barry Williams, The Bangles and Rick James.

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The NCA is a non-profit organization whose main objectives are to:

  • To establish and maintain professional and ethical standards of the business in the costuming industry.
  • To encourage and promote a greater and more diversified use of costumes in all fields of human activity.
  • To provide trade information, cooperation and friendship among it's members together with sound public relations policy.