Chipola College guest costume designer Zac West recently met with Chipola Theatre Humanities students to discuss the concepts and background that go into costume design. West is creating more than 50 costumes for the upcoming production of The Little Mermaid. Here, West shows the design and build of one of the Sea Creatures. West is a costume union professional with Broadway credit of On the Town, Dames at Sea, and Bandstand. He most recently served as personal wardrobe assistant to Academy Award winner Joel Grey for Broadway's revival of The Cherry Orchard. He also works closely with Netflix production and films. This is his fourth Chipola musical as costume designer under the direction of Charles Sirmon, Chipola Theatre director.