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Costume designer , Theatrical milliner

Elise Moore Hartley, American theatrical milliner, costume designer. Theatre Guild scholar University Utah, 1974; recipient Children's Ministry award 1st Presbyterian Church, 1995, Best Costume Design award, University Utah, Dark of the Moon, 1974, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, 1975, Lagoon Opera House award, 1973.


Hartley, Elise Moore was born on March 11, 1953 in Salt Lake City. Daughter of Paul Caine and Elaine Mary (Harvey) Moore.


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre, Design, University Utah, 1976.


Protégée Patricia Zipprodt, New York City, 1976. Costumeiere Equity Library. Theatre, 1977-1978; costumer, milliner Triad Amphitheatre, Salt Lake City, 1986.

Milliner Utah Opera, 1986-1990. Fashion design assistant Shari Alexander Design Firm, New York City, 1978. Design consultant First Presbyterian Church 202nd General Assembly, Salt Lake City, 1990.

Director Children's Camp Ministry and Program, Wasatch Academy, Mount Pleasant, 1994, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 2000, 01. Curator "A Celebration of Life", Premiere Presentation Children's Easter Art Show, 1998, House of the Lord, 1999, Theology-The Study of God, 2000, His Banner Over Me is Love, 2001. Producer, director Jesus! King of our Hearts, 2002.


  • Other Work

    • Milliner, costume designer for numerous productions including Endymion, 1976, Music Man, 1986, West Side Story, 1986. Set designer Ceilidh, Ann Scottish Festival, Salt Lake City, 1989, 90, milliner Utah Opera productions including La Traviata, 1986, La Boheme, 1987, The Magic Flute, 1987, The Marriage of Figaro, 1988, Die Fledermaus, 1988, Rigoletto, 1989, Don Giovanni, 1989, The Tales of Hoffman, 1990. Dresser Les Misérables, 1993.


Deacon, Sun. school teacher, Bethel series teacher, mission bulletin board artist and designer, First Presbyterian Church, Salt Lake City, 1989-1991, member Evangelism Committee, 1990, 92, staff Small Group Coordinator, 1993-1994, pastor nominating committee, 1996-1997. Coordinator Children's Ministries First Presbyterian Church, since 1996.


  • Other Interests

    Community service through church, beadwork, embroidery, designing theme adventure programs for children, jogging with bichon frise.


Married Edward A. Hartley, February 14, 1986.

Paul Caine Moore

Elaine Mary (Harvey) Moore

Edward A. Hartley