Brian O'KeefeCostume Designer
Brian O'Keefe began designing for PBD in 2009, and is now on staff as costume shop manager and resident designer. He has received six Carbonell Award nominations for his work here, winning for Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Lion in Winter, and A Doll's House. A graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, he spent his earlier career as a patternmaker for the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, DC and major costume houses in New York, including Barbara Matera, Ltd., Parsons-Meares, Michael-Jon Costumes, and Eaves-Brooks. He was resident designer, principal patternmaker, and shop manager for Seaside Music Theater in Daytona from 1992 through 2008, where he designed over 75 productions and supervised 90 more. Other regional design credits include Pinkalicious, The Musical and Jackie and Me at Orlando Repertory Theatre, Pete 'n' Keely and Sugar Babies at Winter Park Playhouse, Spamalot and The Addams Family at St. Augustine's Limelight Theatre.