Meredith just moved to the Hampton Roads area from the Pacific Northwest.
She is currently the Senior Lecturer of Costume Design and Costume Shop manager at Old Dominion University. Prior to teaching at ODU she was at Central Washington University. She teaches courses in Costume Technology, Stage Costuming, Costume Design, Costume Crafts, Fashion History, Intro to Theatre (Theatre Experience), Intro to Production Design and Mask Making. She also mentors students and designs shows.
She is chairing the presentation, "All Bodies and Sizes," at the 2022 USITT Conference in St. Lousi, MO. She is presenting her work and research on fatphobia in Theater and how to combat in our Costume Design.
She has designed for Village Theater Kidstage, Weston Playhouse, Longwood Players, Arts After Hours, Boston Baby Dolls, Northeastern University, Berklee College of Music, Emerson College, Stoneham Theater, Zeitgiest Stage Co., and CompanyOne. She also was the Adjunct Costume Design Teacher at Boston Arts Academy, where she taught 9-12th graders the skills and joy that goes into good design.
She is a Wardrobe Mistress, Milliner, Photographer, Artist, and Balloon Sculptor.
She holds an MFA from Carnegie Mellon University ('11) in Costume Design and a BA in Theater from Smith College ('05).
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