Jasen J. Smith

Resident Costume Designer / Costume Shop Manager

JASEN J. SMITH (Resident Costume Designer/Costume Shop Manager) joined the professional staff of Weathervane Playhouse in 2008. Our recent production of Mamma Mia! marked his 100th show here at the playhouse. In past seasons, he has designed Children of Eden, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Intimate Apparel, Hair, Charley’s Aunt, Life with Father, Into the Woods, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Dreamgirls and many, many more. Regionally, Jasen has designed The White Devil (AlabamaShakespeare Festival), The Pirates of Penzance, The Mikado, The Merry Widow, and Robin Hood (Ohio Light Opera), The Philadelphia Story, How I Learned to Drive, Much Ado About Nothing, The Glass Menagerie, Tartuffe, The Firebugs, Medea, and Stage Door (Case Western Reserve University), The Odd Couple (Porthouse Theater), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum starring Richard Kind for the Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts. Beyond all the costumes he has designed here, Jasen has found an extended family. He cannot do what he does without the support of John, Melanie Hauer, Jen Desberg and Dawn Sniadak Yamokoski. Thank you, Millie Keyser, Robin Van der Grift, Joanna Mack, Jenny Banker, Phyllis Bernel, Carol Smith, Carol Armstrong, Nancy Ross for all of the hours of hard work and friendship you generously give. Love to Melanie, Fred, Josh, Lauren, Scott, Justyn, Nancy, Keith, Richard, Kathy, Kellie, Kim, Aimee, Lisa, Sarah, Mama Jan, Barbie, and Marci. Jasen is excited to see what the next 100 shows here at Weathervane has in store for him.