Bachelor of Science in English, French and Education, Minot State University, North Dakota, 1963. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy In Theater Arts, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1973.
Postgraduate, University London, Courtauld Institute. Postgraduate, Central School Design, St, Martin's School Arts & Central London Institute. Postgraduate, University Texas.
Postgraduate, University California, Long Beach.
Assistant professor Minot State University, North Dakota, 1966—1973. Costume designer and historian, department theatre Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1973—2009. Critic American College Theatre Festival, 1975—1979, state chair, 1976—1980.
Costume designer Central State University, Oklahoma, 1981—1982. Costume consultant 5 films, 1975—2000. Member, theatre advisory board Louisiana State Arts Council, 1981, 82.
Costume designer University Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1986—1987. Reviewer Dress Journal American Costume Society, 1991—2003. Co-chair, region 6 conference Costume Society of America, New Orleans, 1996, board director, region 6 conference, 96.
Vice president Theatres Louisiana. Lecturer in field.
Officer public relations flotilla 4-10 and regional division iv Coast Guard Auxiliary, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, 1980—2006. Member of Costume Society of America (member board 1988-1991, vice president 1988-1991).
Married Maurice Berger, August 2, 1980.