About Alice


Welcome to the world and work of Alice Broughton, costume professional and owner of AB Custom Costume.  Thank you for visiting!

Working in the Chicago area theater community for over 12 years as a Draper, Costume Shop Manager, and Costume Coordinator, Alice has had the pleasure of working with many area cultural institutions, including the Goodman Theater, The Lookingglass Theater Company, Steppenwolf Theater Company, The Lyric Opera,  Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and Theatre at the Center.

Alice graduated from Indiana University Bloomington in 2007 with degrees in History and Costume Construction, and have supplemented her education with independent study and classes since.  She has extensive management experience, a strong background in teaching both secondary and higher education, and an extensive portfolio designing and creating costumes for live performance and film.

Current Projects in Production: Goodman Theatre’s Hamlet/Bernhardt, Court Theatre’s King Hedley II, Remy Bumppo Theatre Company’s Howard’s End.

Upcoming Projects:  Lookkngglass Theater Company’s Tin Soldier, Northlight Theatre’s The Mother of the Maid, Haymarket Opera Company’s The Dragon of Wantley.