Some alumnae accomplishments and professional developments:
Kristine Doiel (MFA '17) is a lecturer in costume design at Fresno State University.
Nancy Pipkin (MFA’09) has been appointed as an assistant professor of costume design at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, July 2014.
Tamara Arzumanova (BA ’09) received her MFA at NYU Tisch School of the Arts in 2013 and served as part of my Soul Doctor Team off-Broadway.
Maggie Chan (MFA '12) is designing independent films in Los Angeles and worked as part of my costume team on Soul Doctor - Broadway.
Kara Branch (MFA ’11) lives and works in New York on television projects such as The Mysteries of Laura and Time after Time, the Broadway show An American in Paris and for the Flea Theatre. She has a taught and designed at Northwestern University and was on my costume team for Soul Doctor both on and off-Broadway.
Sarah Kendrick (MFA '10) is a freelance scenic and costume designer in the Washington Metro area.
Jenny Foldenhauer (Design BS '06) received her MFA in Costume Design at CalArts in 2012 and is working in Los Angeles as a costume designer for theatre, dance, film, music videos and puppetry at A Noise Within, Boston Court and Center Theatre Group. She has just been nominated as a Sherwood Award finalist for emerging innovative, adventurous theatre artists of promise.
Elizabeth Galindo-Roberts (MFA ’08, PhD ‘13) worked on the films There Will Be Blood, The Good Shepherd, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button doing historical costume research.
Victoria Livingston-Hall (MFA '06) is an award-winning freelance costume designer in the San Francisco Bay Area and works with Center Rep, Shotgun Players and the Magic Theatre.
Shraya Carey, an undergrad student of mine, is currently in the costume internship program at California Shakespeare Festival, summer 2014.
Natalie Gendle, a former student in our graduate design seminar and an alumna from the UCD MFA Fashion Design program assisted on my film project Intelligence.
Rebecca Redmond (MFA ’05) is adjunct faculty at Consumnes River College, a working designer in the Bay Area and Sacramento region, and assisted me on Don’t Dress for Dinner (2013) at Center Rep.
After receiving her MFA in 2007 Peiju Lao went on to work at the Los Angeles Opera costume department. She then returned to her native Taiwan to work for OISTAT, the International Organization of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians.
Lynly Saunders (BA '05) is the Costume Coordinator at the Washington National Opera and a freelance costume designer.
Beth Morgan, a former student in the "Semester in LA" program at Columbia College, is a designer for film and television including the series Key and Peele, and Review and was an assistant designer on the films Django Unchained, The Help and the HBO series Deadwood. She is member of the Costume Designers Guild, Local 892.