Costume Industry Coalition Launches in Response to Industry Shutdown
July 8, 2020
The Costume Industry Coalition (CIC) has been launched by the New York City costume industry In response to the entertainment industry shut down caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The CIC is a collection of over 40 small, unique, independent businesses and artisans--in and around New York City--that create and supply costumes for the entertainment industry while transforming the Costume Designer’s two-dimensional designs into custom, one-of-a-kind costumes for theatre, dance, opera, concerts, theme parks, cruise ships, ice shows, live entertainments and on television and film worldwide.
They employ hundreds of specialty artisans: pattern makers, cutters, stitchers, hand finishers, tailors, painters, sculptors, crafters, and more.