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Rafael Jaen's media includes interviews, presentations, and tutorials.  Visit his YouTube channel at:

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Inspiring Excellence in the Arts

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Rafael Jaen discusses the incredible range of performing arts activities and art opportunities taking place at the University of Massachusetts Boston in the brand new University Hall.


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Behind the Scenes, Company’s Costume Designer 

Company Costume Designer Rafael Jaen** takes us through his plans for the costumes of John Ambrosino*, Teresa Winner Bloom, Adrianne Hick*, and Carla Martinez*.

* denotes member of Actor's Equity Association

** denotes member of United Scenic Artists USA-Local 829

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Meet Vera Stark's Costume Designer

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When the UMass Boston spring theatre arts production, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark opens, 150 individual costume pieces will be making their stage debut.

Costume designer and department chair Rafael Jaen talks about his inspirations in this behind the scenes video.

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Hungry for Design: Urinetown, The Musical is a Cut Above


UMass Boston's new assistant professor of costume design, Rafael Jaen, talks about the inspirations behind the costumes of Urinetown, The Musical, and talks about the role UMass Boston students are playing "behind the seams."

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KCACTF Design, Technologies, and Management Response Tips

An introduction to the Design, Technologies, and Management (DTM) responses at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF).

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Working - Costume Design By Rafael Jaen

A peek at the costume design for Working, A Musical fashion style sheets.

Costume design by Rafael Jaen. 

Video by Paul Lazo.

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