Patricia Branam

Costume Designer: Cyrano de Bergerac


Patricia has been designing and creating stage, screen and streetwear in the Ann Arbor area for more than 25 years and is honored to be working with Michigan Shakespeare Festival for the second time-- the first being her Wilde Award Nominated (for best Design - Costumes) The Killer Angels in 2016.


Her focus is on creating costumes that work both aesthetically and functionally to support the theme and plot of a performance, whether that takes place on a festival stage, an Ann Arbor street or the post-industrial shore of Lake Michigan.


Theater: Michigan Shakespeare Festival The Killer Angels (2016), Wild Swan Theater The Wizard of Oz (2018), Charlotte’s Web (2019)

Ann Arbor Civic Theater.


She also works with University of Michigan School of Music, Theater and Dance students, faculty, and production staff.

Dance: Ann Arbor Dance Works Corsets, Grains and Greenways: Dancing Downtown Ann Arbor (2012), Into the Wind (2014) and A Feast of Dances (2015), U of M Dance Department’s showcase halftime performance, Michigan v. Wisconsin football game (2016), Emi, Amy, and Miami, the Celebrated Love Partners and their Bicycle Emi Nomo (2017) , The Dance Legacy Project—Doris Humphrey at Michigan(2018).


She also has designed numerous pieces for People Dancing, Dancing Strong, and Academy of Dance.

This has been made possible by the love and support of her family.