Todd McKenney raises over $20,000 for costume designers with new initiative

Entertainer Todd McKenney has helped raise over $20,000 for Australian costume designers and their wardrobe teams, by giving them an opportunity to create fashionable masks to wear during COVID-19.

You may know him as a musical theatre performer or as the controversial judge on Dancing With the Stars, but Todd McKenny’s passion isn’t just for entertainment. As a keen supporter of the Grace Centre at the Children’s Hospital in Westmead, he’s also an advocate for public health. Because of COVID-19, McKenny has combined his passions to launch a new initiative, ToddMasks.com.

The platform features a range of colourful and creative face masks available for public purchase and designed by prolific costume designers including industry veteran Jennifer Irwin (Bangarra Dance Theatre, The Australian Ballet) and Erin Roche (High Ground, The Pacific, House Husbands), which are then made by professional theatrical wardrobe stitchers.

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