Meet the team

Leslie Held

Leslie Held (Costume Designer) is delighted to return to CST having designed costumes for many of their productions including; Vanity Fair (Elliot Norton award), Arabian Nights (IRNE award), Absurd Person Singular, The Other Place, Proof, and Guards at the Taj. She has designed costumes for such theaters as New Repertory Theatre; (The Cardboard Piano, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde), Roundhouse Theater (Angel Street, 110 in the Shade, The Three Sisters, Twelfth Night, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), The Alley Theater (Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean), Arena Stage (Candide), and the Kennedy Center (Renard the Fox).  From 1989 to 2014 she held the positions of technical instructor and costume designer in the Music & Theater Arts department at MIT where she designed costumes for many productions of classical and contemporary works. Most recently, as well as designing for Boston area theaters, she teaches and designs at Suffolk University and works  with her husband creating public art installations.