825 Rhode Island Ave S, Golden Valley MN 55426
Norcostco is a theatrical supply house that carries a vast selection of theatrical makeup, wigs, and tools, as well as supplies for other departments. They have a showroom in the Twin Cities and sometimes offer classes in makeup.
They also have a free-to-join Pro program for professional theatrical makeup artists, and offer a 20% discount for Pro members.
Theatrical Costume Company http://www.theatricalcostumeco.com
1226 Linden Avenue Suite 122, Minneapolis MN 55403
Theatrical Costume Company carries a basic selection of stage makeup, wigs, and theatrical supplies. They are located just south of Downtown Minneapolis.
Manhattan Wardrobe Supplies https://www.wardrobesupplies.com
Manhattan Wardrobe offers a wide variety of wardrobe, sewing, hair and makeup and laundry supplies and tools for theater and film.
Hair and Makeup Supplies
3017 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis MN 55408
Variety is a local, non-chain beauty supply store that carries a variety of beauty products and supplies, as well as hair, accessories, and costume jewelry.
Sally Beauty https://www.sallybeauty.com
Sally’s carries a wide selection of hair product, tools, and supplies. There are many Twin Cities locations.
Frends Beauty https://www.frendsbeauty.com
Frends is a family-owned beauty supply house.
They also offer two different free-to-join discount programs, one for consumers and one for industry professionals.
Treadle Yard Goods http://www.treadleyardgoods.com
1338 Grand Ave S, St Paul 55105
Treadle is a local upscale sewing store. They carry more supplies for couture sewing than larger chain stores such as Jo-Ann’s.
SR Harris https://srharrisfabric.com
8865 Zealand Ave N, Brooklyn Park MN 55445
3715 West Highway 13, Burnsville MN 55337
SR Harris is a fabric warehouse. They have a constantly changing selection of fabrics, almost always at half off the marked price. There are two locations. The one in Brooklyn Park is larger.
Jo-Ann’s is a large chain of fabric and sewing supply stores. There are many Twin Cities locations.
Tandy Leather https://www.tandyleather.com/en/
8901-03 Penn Ave South, Bloomington MN 55431
1950 W County Road C #100, Roseville MN 55113
Tandy carries leather working tools and supplies.
Bobby Bead http://www.bobbybead.com
2831 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis MN 55408
Bobby Bead carries beads, findings, stringing materials, and tools. They have many more items than are listed on the website.
Grand Jete https://www.grandjete.com
975 Grand Ave, St Paul MN 55401
Grand Jete is a dance supply company, carrying dance shoes, tights, etc. They are an authorized Capezio dealer.
Dancing Fair http://www.dancingfair.com
2260 Terminal Rd, Roseville MN 55113
Dancing Fair carries dance shoes and clothing from Capezio, Bloch, and MDM, among others. They also rubber shoes.
Twin Cities Magic and Costume https://www.twincitiesmagic.com
2044 South Robert Street, West St. Paul MN 55118
Twin Cities Magic and Costume carries makeup, costumes, costume wigs, magic accessories, and props.
REI has the widest selection of headlamps available locally. There are several locations in the Twin Cities.
Ear Peace https://www.earpeace.com
Ear Peace makes high quality ear plugs with changeable filters that offer different levels of protection. They come in a carrying case that can be clipped to your apron or keychain.
Carhartt makes work wear and offers a 15% discount to IATSE members through their Carhartt at Work program. There are several Twin Cities locations, the largest is at the Mall of America.
Red Wing Shoes http://www.redwingshoes.com
Red Wing makes work boots and high quality shoes and offers a 10% discount if you present your Union card. There are many Twin Cities locations.
George’s Shoe Repair http://www.georgesshoerepair.com
672 Grand Ave, St Paul MN 55105 George’s Shoes https://georgesshoes.com
3673 Lexington Ave N, Arden Hills MN 55126
George’s handles the shoe repair needs for many Twin Cities theaters. The St Paul location and the Arden Hills location are separate companies that are owned by members of the same family. The Arden Hills location has several drop-off locations around the Twin Cities.
Fast Eddie’s Place http://www.fasteddiesshoerepair.com
1316 4th St SE, Minneapolis MN 55414
Fast Eddie’s is a shoe repair shop in Minneapolis, frequently used by Twin Cities theaters.
The Spectacle Shoppe https://spectacleshoppe.com
2405 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis MN 55405
The Spectacle Shoppe as a wide selection of vintage frames and spare parts, and has often helped repair or replace parts on frames that have been damaged. They can also cut blank lenses. They have several locations in the Twin Cities, but the largest is the one on Hennepin.
The Textile Center https://textilecentermn.org
3000 University Ave SE, Minneapolis MN 55414
The Textile Center offers classes in all forms of textile arts. They also have a library of textile and craft books, and a large dye lab available for rent after you have completed their dye lab training class.
Gratz Sewing https://www.gratzsewing.com
10100 6th Ave. N. #123, Plymouth MN 55441
Gratz sells new and used sewing machines and sergers and also repairs many types of machines, but not Bernina.
1st Sewing Center http://www.firstsewingcenter.com
7985 Southtown Center Ste. 630 & 631, Bloomington MN 55431
14350 Burnhaven Dr., Burnsville MN 55306
First Sewing Center offers sewing machine repair and classes.
Hamline Cleaners http://www.hamlinecleaners.com
649 Snelling Ave, Saint Paul MN 55104
Hamline Cleaners is a dry cleaner, most notable because of their hat restorations. They can re-block and refresh all styles of men’s and women’s hats.
St Croix Dry Cleaners https://stcroixcleaners.com
St Croix Cleaners does the dry cleaning for many Twin Cities theaters. They have 16 locations in the Twin Cities and also can pick up and drop off directly to the theaters.
IATSE Local 13
312 Central Ave SE # 398
Minneapolis, MN 55414