Rank: Associate Professor
Title: Resident Costume Designer
Education: M.F.A., Penn State University, Costume Design; M.A., Kansas State University, Costume Design; B.S., Kansas State University, Theatre-Design Emphasis
Courses Taught: Fundamentals of Theatrical Design, Costume Design, Design Studio, Stage Make-up, Dyeing and Painting for the Stage, Millinery, Environmental Costume Design
Job Description: Dana is responsible for the costume design of all main-stage productions, either directly, or in a supervisory capacity.
Bio: Dana has designed costumes for theatres across the country, including Wayside Theatre in Virginia, Pennsylvania Centre Stage and Struthers Library Theatre, both in Pennsylvania, Snowmass/Aspen Rep in Colorado and Potluck Productions in Kansas. In 1994 Dana won the prestigious ACTF/ Kennedy Center National Award for Excellence in Costume Design for her designs for Our Country's Good, as well as Penn State University's Arts and Architecture Creative Achievement Award. Dana is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829.
Favorite Quote: "Dare to be Silly"