Honors and Awards

 

Shearn Writing Award, Southwestern University, 2014

         Awarded for the paper: Clothes Make the (Wo)man: Gender, Costume and Gestic Performance in

         Brecht’s Good Person of Szechwan

Fayez Sarofim Passion for the Arts Award, Southwestern University, 2014

King Creativity Grant Recipient, Southwestern University, 2012

 

Costume Design

 

Portland Center Stage (Portland, OR)

       -And So We Walked  by DeLanna Studi, Directed by Corey Madden  (Remount)

Triad Stage (Greensboro, NC)

        -Vrooommm! by Janet Allard, Directed by David Lee

        -And So We Walked  by DeLanna Studi, Directed by Corey Madden

 

Summer Repertory Theatre (Santa Rosa, CA)

       -West Side Story, Directed by Anne McAlexander

       -A Raisin in the Sun  by Lorraine Hansberry, Directed by Nathan Crocker

       -The Drowsy Chaperone, Directed by Johanna Pinzler

Peppercorn Theatre (Winston Salem, NC)

        -Flor to Somewhere by Christina Quintana, Directed by Rebecca Cunningham

       -Lost & Found  by John Bowhers and Harry Poster, Directed by Harry Poster

North Carolina Symphony (Raleigh, NC)

        -Designed and produced costumes for a collaborative production of A Midsummer Night's Dream with             the NC Symphony, UNC School of the Arts, and UNC Greensboro

University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Winston Salem, NC)

       -Misalliance by George Bernard Shaw, Directed by Jesse Berger

       -PICA by Michael Kauffman, Directed by Alex Thomas

       -TETHERED (film) by Michael Kauffman, Directed by Beth Fletcher

Paper Lantern Theatre Company (Winston Salem, NC)

       -Born Bad by debbie tucker green, Directed by Donna Bradby

 

 

 

Skills

 

Hand and Machine Sewing

Embroidery

Fabric Dyeing

Millinery

Knitting and Crochet

Pattern Drafting

Corset Construction

Wardrobe/Quick Changing

Shopping

Budgeting 

Microsoft Suite

Google Drive

Mac and PC operating systems

Photoshop

Driver's License

2010 - present

2010 - present

Education

 

University of North Carolina School of the Arts                                MFA - Costume Design

 

Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX                                         BA - Art History, Theatre

 

Employment

Weston Playhouse, Stitcher 

         -Staff stitcher for two years for a seven show season

         -Responsibilities included: stitching, cutting, draping, supervising interns, assisting in fittings, assisting                designers, shopping, dyeing, embroidering

University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Costume Collection Supervisor

       -Managing costume collection for UNCSA productions

       -Coordinating rentals and borrowing for non-school productions

       -Maintaining and updating inventroy in Microsoft Access computer database

Southwestern University, Costume Shop Technical Assistant

         -Worked on 20+ productions as a stitcher, first hand, draper, and crafts artisan

 

La Musica Lirica, Novafeltria, Italy, Costume Intern

         -Stitcher and wardrobe crew for La Boheme, The Coronation of Poppea, and The Barber of Seville

 

Hidden Room Theatre, Austin, TX, Stitcher

         -Stitcher for the original work Invisible, Inc.

 

Westridge School, Pasadena, CA, Costume Instructor

         -Taught sewing and costume classes to girls age 8-17; assistant designer for a three show season