Position: Costume Designer; Associate Professor, Costume Design
Location: Ruebush Hall, Room 140
Phone: (540) 545-7246
Employed Since: 1999
Conservatory Professional Highlights:
Her regional theatre credits include two years as resident costume designer at the Allenberry Playhouse, as well as design and/or technical work at the Totem Pole Playhouse, Summer Studio Theatre Company, Maryland Ensemble Theatre, Winchester Little Theatre, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Santa Fe Opera, Pennsylvania Stage Company, and the Tuacahn Center for the Arts.
Jennifer Adams studied art and fashion design in Florence, Italy, at the Lorenzo de’Medici Institute and the Accademia della Moda.
B.F.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.F.A., University of Illinois
Fields of Expertise:
Costume design and construction, pattern drafting, dyework, millinery.
One of my favorite parts of my job is working with our creative, enthusiastic students! I also enjoy designing for a wide range of repertoire in the Conservatory, which is also a huge benefit for our design students.