Meet the team

Charles Schoonmaker

Charles Schoonmaker is happy to be at The Nora Theatre Company for the first time. He is the recipient of four Daytime Emmy Awards for his work in television. Charles designed costumes for Harriet Jacobs and Fever Chart at Underground Railway Theater. Other area credits include God of Carnage and A Long and Winding Road (The Huntington Theatre Company); Tarzan (North Shore Music Theatre); The Light in the Piazza, Nine and Other Desert Cities (SpeakEasy Stage Company);  Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Race, and The Clean House (New Repertory Theatre); Grey Gardens, The Legacy of Light and 33 Variations (Lyric Stage Company of Boston). Credits in the Berkshires include the Berkshire Theatre Festival, The Chester Theatre Company and seven seasons as the resident costume designer at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. Other credits in dance include The Richmond Ballet, The Atlanta Ballet, The Nashville Ballet, The Limon Company, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. Television credits include Another World, All My Children, and As the World Turns. He teaches costume design at Bennington College.