Costume Crafts Artisan & Wardrobe Assistant
First season at OSF: 1989
Lauren Toppo celebrates 23 seasons working for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Lauren started as a costume design assistant and wardrobe running crew. She worked one season as a costume dyer/painter and for the past 17 seasons as a costume properties or "crafts" artisan and wardrobe assistant. She worked on a wide variety of productions, such as Joe Turner's Come and Gone, The Clay Cart, The White Snake, and many, many Shakespeare plays. Mrs. Toppo is very grateful to have shared her many years at OSF with her husband, Jonathan Toppo.