George T. Mitchell is a Los Angeles-based costume designer and has a rich and varied career designing for television, film, commercials, ballet and theater.

 

He was the costume designer and stylist for CBS’s “The Late Late Show with Craig

     Ferguson”, for ten seasons and worked with such stars as Adele, Sir Ben Kingsley,

          Samuel Jackson, Julie Andrews, Zooey Deschanel and Betty White. In addition to

            creating an image for the host, George designed a multitude of costumes for the

        sketch comedy segments. He also designed for guest host shows starring Judd

    Apatow, Will Arnett, Wayne Brady Drew Carey, Jim Gaffigan, Thomas Lennon, Kunal Nayyar and John Mayer.

 

George’s designs have been presented in international fashion events and exhibits while his styling work has been shown in print media including the cover of Vanity Fair, Capital File, and a featured article in Newsweek.

 

George has designed costumes for dramas, comedies and musicals in venues large and small including the Kennedy Center, Old Globe Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse and Walnut Street Theatre. In 2013, he designed the regional premier of Mary Poppins for the Music

      Theatre of Wichita, one of only eight productions in the world that year licensed by Disney and legendary producer, Cameron Mackintosh.

 

One of George’s career highlights was when his illustrations for the movie RAY were featured in the Academy Awards telecast as well as in the book RAY, the documentation of the film's production.

George’s passion for costume design has made him a sought-after lecturer for graduate and undergraduate classes nationwide. In addition to teaching, George enjoys supporting and collaborating with a variety of charitable organizations donating his time and design talent.

 

For several years George was active on the United Scenic Artists Western Regional executive board including a term as Chair. He is a produced playwright, published author and is currently writing his first trilogy.

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