IATSE, Christian Siriano, and More Offer Aid to Face Mask Shortage

By: Mar. 20, 2020
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As Covid-19 continues to sweep the nation, hospital resources are quickly becoming scarce, with many requesting face masks for the safety of healthcare workers,

Following the lead of fashion designer, Christian Siriano, who offered up the services of his sewing team, is The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees who pointed to union members from theatrical wardrobe departments across the country as a workforce for the shortage.

As the pandemic closes theaters throughout the country, other costume departments have answered the call for face masks. Earlier today, Atlanta's Alliance Theatre announced that their team is currently creating face masks for Georgia hospitals.

Check out Siriano's team below as they experiment with prototypes which the designer says will hopefully be available soon:


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