Resume

Skills

  • Extensive Supervisory, Educational, and Management experience.
  • Budgeting, Talent acquisition/team building, Nonprofit management, Proposal Writing, Strategic Development, project management, program development.
  • Microsoft Office, Google suite, Photoshop.
  • Draping, Flat patterning, Tailoring, Leather and fur, puppet fabrication, Hand/machine Embroidery, Knitting, Crochet, textile painting and distressing, macrame, felting, dyeing, millinery.
  • French, Hindi.

Education

Indiana University–2002-2007

  • AS in Costume Construction Technology
  • BS in History

Opera Theater St. Louis–2006, 2007

  • Completed Costume Internship Program

Goodman Theater–2014 and 2016

  • Completed 8 week draping course with Birgit Wise
  • Completed 8 week advanced draping course with Birgit Wise

 

Experience

Management

Owner/Manager for AB Design, 2008-Present

Costume Department Manager for Theatre at the Center 2011-2017

  • Productions: 42nd St, Forever Plaid Tidings, Fox on the Fairway, What a Glorious Feeling! The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Godspell, A Christmas Carol, Ring of Fire,  Miracle on South Division, The Beverly Hillbillies, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,  A Christmas Memory, On Golden Pond, Big Fish, All Shook Up, Spamalot,  A Christmas Story, The 39 Steps, and Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Odd Couple.

Costume Director and Drama Teacher for Shorewood High School

  • Productions: Seussical, Noises Off, Anton in Show Business, All in the Timing, and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

Costume Supervisor for the Lyric Opera

  • Productions:  Empower Youth, Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt

Costume Supervisor for Victory Gardens

  • Production: Indecent

C0stume Manager for the Mercury Theater

  • Production: Ring of Fire

Costume Manager for Northwestern University

  • Productions: SITE:  Far Away, and Waa-Mu:  Double Feature at Hollywood and Vine.

 

Draping

Head Draper for Theatre at the Center

  • Productions: It’s a Wonderful Life, Leading Ladies, Crazy for You, Footloose, Man of La Mancha, The Christmas Schooner, Noises Off, I Do! I Do!, Footloose, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, Sleuth, Nunset Boulevard, The Wiz, Guys and Dolls, Another Night Before Christmas, Always Patsy Cline, Making God Laugh, Little Shop of Horrors, 42nd St,  Forever Plaid Tidings, Fox on the Fairway, What a Glorious Feeling! The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Godspell, A Christmas Carol, Ring of Fire,  Miracle on South Division, The Beverly Hillbillies, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,  A Christmas Memory, On Golden Pond, Big Fish, All Shook Up, Spamalot,  A Christmas Story, The 39 Steps, and Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Odd Couple.

Draper for the Fulton Theater Company

  • Production:  Treasure Island

Draper at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

  • Productions:  Book of Joseph, Short Shakes! Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare in Love

Draper at the Goodman Theatre

  • Productions: Wonderful Town, A Christmas Carol (2016 & 2017), Twist your Dickens, Ah! Wilderness, Blind Date, Enemy of the People

Draper for Looking Glass Theater

  • Productions: North China Lover, The Little Prince, In the Garden, Alice,  Moby Dick, Treasure Island

Draper for Steppenwolf Theater Company

  • Production: On Your Feet Broadway Tour

Draper for The Hypocrites

  • Production:  The Adding Machine

Draper for Chicago Children’s Theater

  • Productions:  Jabari Dreams of Freedom, An Epic tale of Scale

Draper for The House Theater

  • Productions: The Wizard of Oz, The Nutcracker (2014-2017), The Magnificents, Death and Harry Houdini, Ploughed Under

Draper for The Broadway Theater

  • Production: Working

Draper and Costume Manager for Northwestern University

  • Productions: SITE:  Far Away

Draper for Albany Park Theater Project

  • Production:  Homeland

Draper for Fox Valley Repertory Theater

  • Production:  It’s a Wonderful Life the Radio Play

Draper for the Bard Summerscape Opera Festival

  • Productions: The Dwarf, Der Ferne Klang, Die Liebe der Danae, Wild Duck, and Bittersweet. 

 

First Hand

Cutter for the Lyric Opera

  • Production:  The Marriage of Figaro

Cutter for the Goodman Theater

  • Production:  War Paint

 

Designer/Stylist

Stylist for Sharon Irving Music Video

Stylist for Ray Dalton’s If I Fall Music Video

Costume Designer/Stylist for Willow Creek Community Church

  • Productions include staged pieces and short films for the Global Leadership Summit and The Justice conference, short films for Easter 2016-2018, Christmas 2012-2017.

Costume Designer and Tailor for SoloChicago

  • Productions:  Churchill, The Unfortunates.

Costume Designer for Artemisia Theater Company

  • Production:  Belfast Girls

Costume Designer for Theatre at the Center TYA

  • Production: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Costume Designer for Governor’s State University

  • Production:  A My Name is Alice

Costume Designer for the Improvised Shakespeare Company

Costume Designer for Bard College

  • Production: When We Dead Wake

Costume Designer for the Bailiwick Theater

  • Production: Zanna, Don’t!

Costume Designer for the Bloomington Shakespeare Festival

  • Productions:  A Cry of Players, The Tempest

Stitching

Stitcher for The Hypocrites

  • Production: The Glass Menagerie

Stitcher at Steppenwolf Theater

  • Productions include Agamemnon (Court Theater), 1984, Holiday Inn (Muny Theater St. Louis)

Stitcher at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

  • Productions include: Macbeth, Short Shakes! A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night, Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, As You Like It, Short Shakes! MacBeth, The Madness of King George, Follies, Elizabeth Rex, Short Shakes! The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Timon of Athens, The School For Lies, Julius Caesar, Gypsy,  Henry V, Pericles, and Sense and Sensibility.

Stitcher for the Bard Summerscape Opera Festival

  • Productions include: Genoveva, Offenbach, Krol Roger, Uncle Vanya, Of Thee I Sing, St. Joan, The Dwarf, Florentine Tragedy, The Sorcerer, The Oresteia, Les Huguenots, Judgement Day, Der Ferne Klang, Die Liebe der Danae, Wild Duck, and Bittersweet. 

Stitcher for Northwestern University

  • Production:  Street Scene.

Stitcher for the thirty-first and thirty-second seasons of Opera Theater St Louis (2006-2007)

  • Productions include Jane Eyre, Barber of Seville, Hansel and Gretel, The Mikado, Anna Karenina, I Puritani, Street Scene and La Traviata.

Stitcher for Indiana University Ballet and Opera (January 2005 to May 2007)

  •  Productions include A View From the Bridge, Romeo and Juliet, Don Giovanni, The Nutcracker, Manon, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Carmen, Arlecchino/Too Many Sopranos, Our Town, Cinderella, and Madame Butterfly.

Fabrication

Tianyu Qiu Studio’s AMNMA

Mariott Theater’s La Cage Aux Folles

Porchlight Theater’s Sweeney Todd

Theatre at the Center’s Little Shop of Horrors

The Lookingglass Theater’s Big Lake Big City

First Folio Theater’s A Design for Living, The Passion of Dracula

Indiana Welcome Center’s A Christmas Story Automated exhibit