Friday, October 14th kicks off ‘Portfolio’, a two night retrospective fashion show featuring a lifetime of costumery by Alexandra Bonds (Professor Emerita of Costume Design: University of Oregon). The rare and complete collection has taken nearly four decades to amass, and includes costumes from Shakespeare to Moliere, and Kabuki to drag, all restyled with a modern twist.

  • Friday, October 14 7pm – 9pm
  • Saturday, October 15 7pm – 9pm
  • Hope Theatre University of Oregon (1231 University Street, Eugene, OR 97401)
  • Show starts at 8 pm on Friday & Saturday

Pre-Order Your Hardcover, First Edition Of


A cache of original sketches and production pictures join runway photos from the event in a commemorative, hardcover photo book.

Pre-order your hardcover, first edition of ‘Portfolio – a Lifetime of Costumery with Alexandra Bonds’. The book contains over 50 original hand illustrations of the designers costumes from her four decade tenure as Professor of Costume Design at the University of Oregon (Emerita). Your order will arrive in the beginning of December.

“This book surveys the fabulous repertoire of an inspiring artist, but it also marks an important 36-year period in the history of the University of Oregon’s department of Theatre Arts – one of the oldest university theatre departments in this country.”

John Shcmor, Dean of Theatre Arts at the University of Oregon


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