Chelsea Cook is a Seattle-based freelance costume designer, and small business owner. She taught herself how to sew in elementary school, and now has her degree in Costume Design and garment construction from Cornish College of the Arts.
Her work has been seen at Seattle Shakespeare Company, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Village Theatre, George Street Playhouse, ArtsEmerson, Second Stage Theatre, Café Nordo, ACT Theatre, Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre, and more. Select favorite designs include Ernest Shackleton Loves Me (Off-Broadway Alliance Award, Second Stage Theatre) O+E (Seattle Opera Chamber), She’s Come Undone, (Gregory Award Nomination, Book-It), What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (Book-It Repertory), Medea, She Stoops to Conquer (Seattle Shakespeare Co.), Hand to God (Seattle Public Theatre, Outstanding Production Gregory Away Winner) .
Chelsea has been on staff at Seattle Repertory Theatre, Village Theatre, and the Intiman Theatre Festival. Chelsea has been working in educational theater with children for 15 years and loves to see her students flourish in a passion she shares.
Chelsea Cook- Company Owner
Annaliese Troxell is a hiker, sailor, plant mom and maker with a BFA in crafts. She loves sharing her passion for art through teaching adults and children and often draws her inspiration from nature.
Along with teaching, creating, and exploring via land and sea, Annaliese is also an experienced event planner and manager. Her consistent goal and joy in both events and classes is to share a wonder for the world and to create memorable experiences for all.
Senior instructor/ company assistant
Tessa has been crafting and creating some form of art since she was very young. The older she gets the more ambitious the creations continue to become. As an adult she is thrilled to make a career out of teaching the next generation of makers.
One of her favorite parts of her job is seeing a child’s look of accomplishment when they create something, and how much confidence it gives them to try other projects.
Ro Miller is a sewing artist and teacher based in Seattle, WA. He has a BFA in Theatre Design and Production from the University of British Columbia.
Working at Little Hands Creations, Ro uses craft projects to help people of all learning styles and abilities develop problem-solving skills that accommodate their individual needs.
When not working with kids, Ro is a freelance costume designer and the wardrobe manager at Seattle Public Theater. He approaches his work in theater as an opportunity to challenge power structures in design and fashion, with the goal of creating positive, anti-oppressive art