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Shauna Leone has enjoyed a busy career designing costumes for a wide array of theatrical productions, including plays, musicals, dance performances, resort entertainment, commercials, album covers, feature length theatrically released films, and TV movies.  Her work in film and television ranges from psychological dramas and dark thrillers like Zipper and Eli Roth’s The Last Exorcism, to comedies like Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant’s Hell Baby and MTV’s Worst.Prom.Ever.  


Shauna’s costume design for theatre has been recognized by the Los Angeles Stage Alliance with an Ovation Award nomination for the original musical The Possession Of Mrs. Jones.  As a member of the nationally acclaimed New Orleans theatre company, The NOLA Project, she has designed and constructed couture inspired ensembles for the regional premiere of David Adjmi’s Marie Antoinette for which she received a 2016 Big Easy Award, as well as styled and built costumes with a contemporary but timeless perspective for numerous Shakespeare plays.


Shauna has worked with various budgets and crews in environments as diverse as New Orleans, Los Angeles, New York City, the Turks and Caicos Islands, and Hong Kong.  Her most recent films include the Lifetime film Showing Roots, set in a small Southern town in 1977, directed by Broadway’s Michael Wilson, and the New York City based indie thriller The Super starring Val Kilmer.  She is also currently continuing an ongoing collaboration with The Atlantic Theater Company’s educational outreach program, Staging Success in New York City.






Film/TV Costume Design


GOSSAMER FOLDS dir. Lisa Donato starring Alexandra Grey, Yeardley Smith, Mill House Motion Pictures + Paperclip Ltd

THE SUPER dir. Stephan Rick starring Val Kilmer, Patrick Flueger, Fortress Features

SHOWING ROOTS dir. Michael Wilson starring Maggie Grace, Uzo Aduba, Cicely, Tyson, Elizabeth McGovern, Adam Brody, Michael Mailer Films     

ZIPPER dir. Mora Stephens starring Patrick Wilson, Lena Heady, John Cho, Richard Dreyfuss, Ray Winstone, Cargo Entertainment                                                                                             

HOME SWEET HELL dir. Anthony Burns starring Katherine Heigl, Patrick Wilson, Jim Belushi, Darko Entertainment                                                                                               

DEMONIC dir. Will Canon starring Maria Bello, Frank Grillo, First Point Entertainment                                                                                                  


LADIES MAN: A MADE MOVIE dir. Ryan Shiraki starring Dave Davis, Molly Burnet, Ryan Guzman, MTV                                                                     


HELL BABY dir. Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant starring Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant,Rob Corddy, Keegan Michael Key, Leslie Bibb, Darko Entertainment                                                                                              


WOMAN THOU ART LOOSED: ON THE SEVENTH DAY dir. Neema Barnette starring Blair Underwood, Pam Grier Code Black Entertainment                                 

WORST.PROM.EVER dir. Dan Eckman starring Daryl Sabara, Haley Ramm, Chloe Bridges, MTV                                                                                  


MIRRORS 2 dir. Victor Garcia starring Nick Stahl, Fox                                                                                             


TICKING CLOCK dir. Ernie Barbarash starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Neal McDonough, Sony Lionsgate                                                                                       


MOTHMAN dir. Sheldon Wilson starring Jewel Staite, SyFy Channel                                                                                                


THE LAST EXORCISM dir. Daniel Stamm starring Ashley Bell, Strike Entertainment                                                                  


DROOL dir. Nancy Kissam starring Laura Herring, Jill Jones, Upload Films                                                                                                     


DRONES dir. Adam Busch, Amber Benson starring Samm Levine, Jonathan Woodward, Phase4Films                                                                                                                                  

ABDUCTION OF JESSE BOOKMAN dir. Ezra Gould starring Mel Jackson, Films In Motion                                                           



Theatre Costume Design


PICTURES OF MARILYN: The Stagedoor Canteen at The National WWII Museum

GOOD KIDS MAAD REALITY: The Atlantic Theater Company's Staging Success




WEPA!; The Atlantic Theater Company's Staging Success at Park Slope Collegiate High School


CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF; The NOLA Project with The Tennessee Williams Literary Festival 


MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING; The NOLA Project at the New Orleans Museum Of Art 


AS YOU LIKE IT; The NOLA Project at the New Orleans Museum Of Art 


ROMEO AND JULIET; The NOLA Project at the New Orleans Museum Of Art 


SUESSICAL JR.; Jefferson Performing Arts Society


A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM; The NOLA Project at the New Orleans Museum Of Art 




THE FOUR OF US;  Southern Rep at Le Chat Noir 


ONCE ON THIS ISLAND; Jefferson Performing Arts  Society


THE SICILIAN BACHELOR; Jefferson Performing Arts Society


MR. MARMALADE; The Nola Project 


SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ; Jefferson Performing Arts Society


BACK TO THE 80’S; Two Left Feet Productions


THE GIRL IN THE FRAME; Jefferson Performing Arts Society 


HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL; Jefferson Performing Arts  Society 


LIL' ABNER: Jefferson Performing Arts Society


THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES; Jefferson Performing Arts  Society


THE BOYS NEXT DOOR; Jefferson Performing Arts  Society 


BUDDY! THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY; Jefferson Performing Arts Society


WAIT UNTIL DARK; Athena Theatre Company at The Lounge Theater 


THE POSSESSION OF MRS. JONES; Zephyr Theater as part of the Los Angeles Film Festival








Big Easy Award Winner 2016 Marie Antoinette

Big Easy Award Nomination 2013  Much Ado About Nothing


Storer Boone Award Nomination 2009  Mr. Marmalade


Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Nomination 2005 Costume Design, Intimate Theater The Possession Of Mrs. Jones




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