New Years in Oregon

Leslie Yarmo


Over 20 years experience as a professional costume designer from off-Broadway, Italian Opera, Prime-time television to Roman productions filmed on location in Italy.


Areas of expertise include Ancient Roman dress, with a creative project currently underway under consideration for exhibit at MoMa.


Research on the history yellow in Jewish Dress  and its use in Medieval and Renaissance art of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance is ongoing with two papers anticipated for publication this year(2015.)


As an Associate Professor of Theatre, committed to blowing out the fourth wall: training young designers for broad career goals beyond parameters of disciplines. Recognized for the successful development of cross-curricula studies in the classroom setting and abroad.


Creator of Salisbury University’s Rome Program in partnership with the city of Rome’s Superintendent for Art and Culture, special access to sites and new technology, students gain unique lessons in on-location performance and period production.


Dedicated to the collaborative process and an interdisciplinary approach to performance, design and the comprehensive education this study provides.




Yarmo CV 10.2015.pdf


LESLIE@YARMO.COM