Merry Wives of Windsor

Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre Director Tom Robenolt Costume Designer Lara Lotze            

Willow Woman Carrying the Moon

Inspired by a dream I had two years ago, I finally had a chance to work something up in this concept for my digital painting class. I will probably come back and work with this concept again.  It was a … Read More

Midsummer Night’s Dream: Snout

Midsummer Night’s Dream Directed by Andrew Cassel for Theatre UAF Lara played Snout the Tinker, who in turn played Wall in the Rude Mechanical’s production of Pyramus and Thisbe.

Midsummer Night’s Dream: Bottom’s Mask

Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Andrew Cassel Mask by Lara Lotze Photography by Kade Mendelowitz I was playing with my new silicone molding material from Smooth-On last fall, when Andrew Cassel was experimenting with masks for Fairbanks Drama Association’s production … Read More

Con Brio

Con Brio Choreography by Courtland Weaver, North Star Ballet Spring Gala, 2018 Lights by Lara Lotze, Photography by Kade Mendelowitz  

This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing

This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing A Theatre for Young Audiences production by Finegan Kruckemeyer Directed by Abigail Van Patter, Costume Design by Frederica Matumeak Set, Lighting, Properties and Projection Design by Lara Lotze Theatre UAF, … Read More

About Lara

Lara Lotze is a Film and Performing Arts major at UAF, with a concentration in technical theatre. She has worked in all areas of theatre, most recently designing projections for Theatre UAF’s “Avenue Q,”performing and designing Bottom’s mask for Theatre … Read More

Water Stealers

This was part of a class project for Production Design. We were asked to come up with make up or masks for existing aliens in a hypothetical sequel to “Water Stealers,” a 2004 film authored by Professor Kade Mendelowitz. These … Read More


Ace, by Frederica Matumeak Directed by Lara Lotze Costume, Make-Up and Set Design Lara Lotze Lighting Design Colby Freel Photography Kade Mendelowitz Ace was submitted as a film script for Famous For Fifteen, a selection of staged readings of scripts … Read More