Rank: Associate Professor
Title: Head of Design, Resident Costume Designer-KSU Theatre Program
Education: MFA, Penn State University, Costume Design; MA, Kansas State University, Costume Design; BS, Kansas State University, Theatre-Design Emphasis
Courses taught: Fundamentals of Stage Costume Design, Costume Design, Design Studio, Stage Make-up, Dyeing and Painting for the Stage, Millinery, Environmental Costume Design
Job Description: As Head of Design, Dana works with the Design / Tech Faculty on curriculum review, production policy and practices and program goals. 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"