Angie Lampe | Costume Designer

September 29, 2021  | 6 min  | 0

Angie Lampe brings characters to life through her work as a costume designer at the Des Moines Playhouse.

  • Angie Lampe is the costume designer at the Des Moines Playhouse. She's done almost 300 shows in her 28 year career.
  • Good costuming brings a character to life. It helps you understand their story.
  • It's more than sewing. They make shoes, hats, corsets, lingerie … whatever it takes.
  • The Des Moines Playhouse is home to a massive collection of costumes. 
  • Angie says, "It's fun to be creative.... I love looking at the world and thinking, how can I tell that story, or how can I create that?"