Workshops and Private Tutoring in Millinery, Dyeing, and Theatrical Crafts

Denise has over 30 years of teaching experience in the craft of millinery and is on the faculty at Boston University in the School of Theatre. She is also the Crafts Artisan at the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston and does freelance work for designers on Broadway and around the country.

She publishes a calendar (on this page) of workshops to be given in her studio in Stoughton, MA.

Please contact her for private tutoring.

2019 Workshops, Classes and Talks

to be announced

Please feel free to contact Denise to be put on the mailing list.

2018 Workshops, Classes and Talks

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Visiting Workshops

Over the past year, she has taught workshops at UMass Boston,  UMass Amherst, BYU, Towson University, KCACTF Region 1 Festival, CCRI,  and workshops and Intensives at the Eliot School in Jamaica Plain.

Lectures and Talks

Saturday, March 10, 3:00 PM

The Gallery At 249 A Street
Gallery Demonstration/ Millinery
249 A St (5.95 mi)
Boston, Massachusetts 02210

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The Eliot School of Fine & Applied Art:
Making Hats!
April 15 @ 3:00pm
Loring-Greenough House 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

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Huntington Theatre costumier and Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts millinery instructor Denise Wallace-Spriggs talks about making hats for theater and fashion, and shows examples of her charming craft. Afterward, walk together across the street to Salmagundi for a special visit to this premiere hat shop and their hidden hat-making workshop. Suggested Donation: $5 or more.