Reggie Ray

From his obituary printed in MD Theatre Guide, September 29, 2014

Popular costume designer and Professor at Howard University, Reggie Ray passed away this morning.

Reggie Ray has designed for Artistic Directors and Directors which include Debbie Allen (Kennedy Center), Al Freeman, Jr. (Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse), Ron Himes (St. Louis Black Rep.), Mike Malone, (Howard University), Joy Zinoman (Studio Theatre) and countless others. Theatre Critics have recognized Ray’s designs as he was nominated and received four Woodie King Awards for Outstanding Costume Design. In addition, he was nominated for four Helen Hayes Awards for Most Outstanding Costume (Spunk, God’s Trombones, Black Nativity, and The Old Settler) and received one for Spunk. He served as the Resident Costume Designer for the St. Louis Black Repertory Company as well as Resident Designer and Instructor of Costume Design/Make-up for Howard University’s Department of Theatre Arts.

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
Costume Designer Gutta Beautiful 2007-08 Season