Inside ATC Artist: David Arevalo

David Arevalo

is a Texas born, Queer, Mexican costume maker, designer, art-ist, and educator. His work centers on personal authenticity and the languages of bodies, materials, and storytelling, and translates these elements into three dimensions. His practice is grounded in collaboration, slow process, and the transfor-mation of ideas, objects, and expectations. The costume design for Private Lives marks his ATC debut. He has designed costumes for Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, The Human Race Theatre Company, the Queen City Opera, and The Civilians R&D Group, among others. His work as a costume maker has been featured at the Santa Fe Opera, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Fulton Theatre, and Merrimack Repertory Theatre, among others. He works as an assistant professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Texas at Austin and is head of the MFA program in Costume Technology.