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Leona Brausen

Last updated: May 2, 2023

Leona Brausen is an award-winning costume designer, actor, improvisor and playwright who has been working consistently in the Edmonton theatre scene since her debut at the 1982 Fringe Festival in Stewart Lemoine’s first-produced play, All These Heels. Recently she expanded her practice into art installation, with Hero Material, her series of window displays at the Varscona Theatre celebrating four iconic Canadian women. Most recently, she designed costumes for Trevor Anderson’s upcoming feature film, Before I Change My Mind, released in 2022.  Other credits include The Mountaintop (Shadow Theatre) and Clue, The Fiancée, and Jersey Boys (Citadel Theatre)