Arnold Wins Award for Costume Design

Written by Laura Paskin
April 21, 2015

Theatre Professor Harmony Arnold received an award for Best Costume Design for her work on the web series Capitol Hill at the 6th annual Indie Series Awards ceremony on April 1, 2015. The awards recognize outstanding independently produced, scripted entertainment created for the Web. The Capitol Hill series follows protagonist Roses Smell (Waxie Moon) to Seattle where she makes new friends and becomes a TV show host. The series had 12 episodes and was filmed in Seattle?s Capitol Hill neighborhood.

"It was great to work with director Wes Hurley and an incredible group of actors on a very creative project," Arnold said.

Arnold is the In-Resident Costume Designer and Costume Shop Manager in the Department of Performing Arts and Arts Leadership. She recently designed the costumes for "Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris," a current co-production of the 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT Theatre. In addition to designing for Seattle University productions, she has worked as a costume designer in theatre, film, and commercial venues including The Abingdon Theatre Off-Broadway in New York City, Sierra Repertory Theatre in Sonora, CA, Philadelphia Fringe Festival, and Williamstown (MA) Theatre Festival and locally at Seattle Repertory Theatre, The Village Theatre, The Washington Ensemble Theatre, On the Boards, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Theater Simple, and Western Washington University.

The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college in Seattle University. The Department of Performing Arts and Arts Leadership offers undergraduate degrees in Theatre, Theatre Performance, Theatre Production, Interdisciplinary Arts with Theatre Emphasis, String Performance, Music, and Interdisciplinary Arts with Music Emphasis and an MFA in Arts Leadership.