Resume

Draping

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

Draper for Steppenwolf Theater Company

  • Production: On Your Feet Broadway Tour

Head Draper and Costume Shop Manager 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 Hypocrites

  • Production:  The Adding Machine

Draper for Chicago Children’s Theater

  • Production:  Jabari Dreams of Freedom

Draper for Looking Glass Theater

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

Draper for The House Theater

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

Draper and Costume Manager for Light Opera Works

  • Productions: HMS Pinafore (Draper only), Oliver!, Annie, Get Your Gun,  Guys and Dolls

Draper for The Broadway Theater

  • Production: Working

Draper and Costume Manager for Northwestern University

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

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. 

Cutter

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 2016-2017, 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

Designer, Costume Director and Teacher’s Aide for Shorewood High School

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

 

Knitting

Custom Knitter for Chicago Shakespeare Theater

  • Production: Twelfth Night

Custom Knitter for Theatre at the Center

  • Productions:  It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, Another Night Before Christmas, and The Wiz

Custom Knitter for Bard Summerscape Opera Festival

  • Production:  Wild Duck

 

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 Looking Glass 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

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.

Education

Indiana University–2002-2007

  • AS in Construction Technology
  • BS in History

Opera Theater St. Louis–2006, 2007

  • Completed Costume Internship Program

Goodman Theater–2014 and 2016

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

Skills

  • Supervisory, Educational, and Management experience.
  • Draping, Flat patterning, Beadwork, Corsetry, Tailoring, Leather tooling, Fur, Microsoft Office, puppet fabrication, Hand Embroidery, Applique, Knitting, Crochet, Painting, Drawing.