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Marlowe Bassett, Costume Designer

Marlowe Bassett is a fashion designer, dancer and the creative director of Springloaded productions in San Francisco. A Native of San Diego, California, she began her dance training at the California Ballet School at the age of three. Ms. Bassett continued her education in the San Diego School of Performing Arts and joined the California Ballet Company in 1999. She has also trained on full scholarship with Pacific Northwest Ballet School, School of American Ballet, The Kirov Academy, Jacobs Pillow Dance, ODC, and Alonzo King's Lines Ballet School. Ms. Bassett has performed with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Lawrence Peck Dance Company, Alonzo King's Lines Ballet, Liss Fain Dance, Capacitor, and the San Francisco Opera.

Ms. Bassett recently received her Associate of Arts Degree from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. She began sewing at an early age on occasional visits with her grandmother, while her design career began four years ago using scrap fabrics to create one of a kind garments for a fall fashion show in 2004. She then realized designing beautiful clothes was a passion that she must fulfill. Ms Basset decided to attend the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising to study fashion design. During this time she was honored to receive the Fashion Group International Foundation Scholarship award, and created the Springloaded Fashion Shows to showcase the work of emerging Bay Area designers, performers and multimedia artists. In addition to producing Springloaded Fashion Shows Ms. Bassett has designed costumes for Gregory Dawson choreographer for School of the Arts as well as a Flowtoys performance for the official DTC (Diamond Trading Company) fashion show in Hong Kong. Ms. Bassett is excited to collaborate with KUNST-STOFF in their 10th anniversary season.