Erin Proud is a patternmaker for Bethany Joy Costumes, a New York City costume shop specializing in costumes for Broadway, film, TV, opera and dance. She is also the founder and designer of Brooklyn Pattern Company, an indie sewing pattern company specializing in Brooklyn-inspired children’s clothes. Previously, she worked as a first hand/draper at John Kristiansen, Tricorne, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Boston Ballet, Huntington Theatre Company and Santa Fe Opera.