December 2018 – June 2020
Associate Costume Designer
Raleigh Little Theatre:  Raleigh, NC

Responsibilities include the costume design for 3-4 productions per year.   In addition, I act as the Costume Shop Manager in support of the Costume Designer for the completion of another 6-7 productions per year, supervising and and assisting costume shop volunteers, as well as cutting, draping, and stitching.

July 2017 – November 2018
Costume Shop Assistant
Raleigh Little Theatre:  Raleigh, NC

Responsibilities include wardrobe maintenance for on-stage shows, management of rentals, cutting, and stitching, as well as assisting volunteers.

February 2001 – September 2016
Owner, Designer, and Operator
The Tudor Shoppe:  Raleigh, NC

For over 15 years, created an annual collection of historic costumes and managed all functions of the business including contracting, sales, employee supervision, and daily operations.  Items from the collections were featured on General Hospital (ABC), Jessie (The Disney Channel), True Blood (HBO), Glee (Fox), Reign (CW), Imagination Movers (Sprout), and Longmire (A&E).  On stage, pieces helped to replenish the stock of The Lost Colony following the loss of the costume house in 2007, appeared in the 2013 Broadway Revival of Cinderella, as well as in countless regional and community theatre productions.  Historic site clients included Roanoke Island Festival Park (Manteo, NC), Higgins Armory Museum (Worcester, MA), Fort Caroline (Jacksonville, FL), The El Paso Museum of Art (El Paso, TX), and Historic Royal Palaces (London, UK).

Resident Costume Designer
Bare Theatre:  Raleigh, NC

Performed all functions as the lead designer for an avant-garde community theatre including design, construction, recruitment and management of volunteers, and budget management.

Raleigh Creative Costumes:  Raleigh, NC

Responsible for designing shows for schools and community theatres by creating a costume plot based on the provided script, pulling costumes from our rental stock, performing fittings, and overseeing alterations, as well as assisting with the purchase of wigs and make-up to complete the design.