EDUCATION

Columbia College Chicago - Class of 2013, Bachelor of Arts, Art & Design with a focus in design for stage and film. Honors Program Graduate, summa cum laude.

THEATER COSTUME DESIGN

  • The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood, dir. AJ Ware. Columbia College Chicago Getz Theater Center, October 2018.

  • Burnham’s Dream: The White City, dir. Erik Wagner. Lost and Found Productions. Theater Wit, Chicago, June-July 2018.

  • J.B. dir. Brian Pastor, City Lit Theater Company, Chicago, November-December 2017. 

  • Luz Estrada, dir. Julia Rohed. Mercy Street Theatre Company, performed at The Frontier, Chicago, June-July 2017. 

  • Not About Nightingales by Tennessee Williams, dir. Michael Menendian. Raven Theatre, Chicago, April-June 2017.

  • (Costume & Production Designer) The Kid Thing by Sarah Gubbins, dir. Jake Fruend. Produced by Nothing Without A Company, performed at Berger Park Mansion, March-April 2017.

  • (Costume & Production Designer) Merry Christmas, Mulch Pile! Written by Dakota Parobek, dir. Jake Fruend. Produced by Mercy Street Theatre Company, performed at Chicago Actors Studio, Chicago, December 2016.

  • The Portrait, written and directed by Susan Padveen. Greenhouse Theater Center, Chicago, July-August 2016.

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, dir. Ann Keen. Produced by Polarity Ensemble Theatre, Greenhouse Theater Center, Chicago, April-May 2016.

  • Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose, dir. Rachel Edwards Harvith. Raven Theatre, Chicago, December-January 2015/16.

  • Merry Christmas, Mulch Pile! Written by Dakota Parobek, dir. Jake Fruend. Produced by Mercy Street Theatre Company, performed at Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago, December 2015.

  • Rotpeter, dir. Jake Fruend. Produced by Mercy Street Theatre Company, performed at Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago, July-August 2015.

  • Anna in the Afterlife, dir. Susan Padveen. Produced by Polarity Ensemble Theatre, performed at the Greenhouse Theater Center, Chicago, April-May 2015.

  • Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose, dir. Michael Menendian. Raven Theatre, Chicago, December-January 2014.

  • Point & Shoot, dir. Jake Fruend. Produced by Cold Basement Dramatics at The Den Theatre, Chicago, November 2014.

  • All My Sons, dir. Michael Menendian (Jeff Recommended). Raven Theatre, Chicago, September 2014.

  • Vieux Carré, dir. Cody Estle (Jeff Recommended). Raven Theatre, Chicago, 2014.

  • Playboy of the Western World, dir. Michael Menendian (Jeff Nominated - Best Costume Design). Raven Theatre, Chicago, February 2014.

  • Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose, dir. Michael Menendian. Raven Theatre, Chicago, December 2013.

  • The Identical Same Temptation, dir. Jeff Ginsberg. Columbia College Chicago, September 2013.

  • The Arsonists, dir. Jake Fruend. Columbia College Chicago, May 2013.

  • The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui, dir. Susan Padveen. Columbia College Chicago, 2012 Mainstage Season.

FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY DESIGN

  • Costume Designer, Night Shift, dir. Aidan Brezonick. Finalist, 20th Century Fox + Tongal ALIEN 40th Anniversary Shorts Project. Filmed October 2018.

  • Costume Designer, music video for Norah Jones’ “Tragedy” dir. Aiden Brezonick, Blue Note Records, 2016.

  • Production & Costume Designer, Bride of Frankie, dir. Devi Snively, produced by Deviant Pictures. Filmed July-Sep 2015.

  • Production & Costume Designer, Moray, photographer Justin Benzel. Photo illustration book, photographed August 2013-December 2014, published May 2015.

  • Production & Costume Designer, Lady with the Dog, dir. Kyusik Gam. Columbia College Chicago Graduate Thesis Film, May 2014.

  • Production & Costume Designer, Beta Persei, Columbia College Chicago graduate thesis film, dir. Katherine Clark, December 2013.

  • Art Director, The Surprise, dir. Justin Forcier. Columbia College Chicago Practicum Film, 2013.

  • Production & Costume Designer, Orchids, Columbia College Chicago graduate film project, dir. Katherine Clark, March 2013.

  • Production & Costume Designer, Shore of the Lake, dir. Katherine Clark. Columbia College Chicago graduate film project, November 2012.

OTHER EXPERIENCE

  • Owner/Curator/Photo Stylist, Torch Singer Vintage (formerly Kaleidoscope Vintage) March 2013-present.

  • Teaching Artist, Northlight Theatre - Costume Design Master Class, Stevenson Odyssey 2018.

  • Assistant Costume Designer, Song from the Uproar, designer Janice Pytel, dir. Amy Hutchinson. Produced by Chicago Fringe Opera, November 2016.

  • Assistant to Costume Designer Frances Maggio, The Color Purple, Mercury Theater Chicago.

  • Costume Shop Work Aid, Columbia College Chicago, September 2012-May 2013.

  • Costume Shop Intern, Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Worked on costumes for Pinnochio (designer Rachel Healy) and Follies (designer Virgil Johnson). June-September 2011.

  • Costume Shop Intern, University of Notre Dame Summer Shakespeare Festival, 2010.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Best Horror/Sci-Fi Short, Nomination for Best Production Design (Beta Persei) Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival (2018)

  • Cedric Gibbons Award for Best Production Design (Bride of Frankie) Blow-Up Chicago International Art House Film Festival (2017)

  • Best Costume Design (Bride of Frankie) Anatomy: Crime & Horror International Film Festival (2017)

  • Best Production Design (Bride of Frankie) Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival (2017)

  • Joseph Jefferson Nomination, Best Costume Design for Playboy of the Western World (2014)

  • Columbia College Chicago Honors Program Graduate, summa cum laude (2013)

  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars (inducted 2011)

  • National Merit Commended Scholar (2009)

  • Scholastic Art Awards, Gold Key for Portfolio (2009)


(Formatted resume and references available upon request)