Donna Scarfe

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 Donna has been in theatre all her life. At seven she was in the film The Miracle Worker with Patty Duke and worked summer stock in Trenton, NJ. She danced with the Princeton Ballet Company performing in The Nutcracker in Toronto. She studied in NYC with the Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Company Class and at Alvin Ailey’s studio. She received a Fulbright Fellowship to study ballet in Bucharest, Romania. In England, she was with The Epiphany Dancers, a Liturgical Dance group performing in churches around London. Donna worked with the National Theatre of the Deaf’s Los Angeles Company for three years and performed in A Streetcar Named Desire by Deaf West Theatre which won a LA Ovation award. At the Playhouse she was in Rosa Parks (Ensemble), Playhouse/Stage West; The Exonerated (Gloria), Tallgrass Theatre; The Gnadiges Fraulein (Fraulein), RTI; Crowns (Mabel – costume coordinator, milliner), RTI;  Scriptease The Women of Lockerbie (Maddie); The Plank Project, Stage West- Miss Witherspoon (Teacher, Church Lady); Angels in American-Parts I & II – costume designer; RTI Wonder of the World (Lois). Costume Designer for the DM Playhouse’s Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters and Little House on the Prairie. She has a M.A. in Theatre and Deaf Studies and is a professional sign language interpreter. Donna is owner and designer of “Fyne Hats By Felicity” creating contemporary headgear and period costume hats.

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