Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance, Utah State University, 1990. Master of Arts in Theatre, Utah State University, 1993. Master of Fine Arts in Costume Design & Technology, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1996.
Assistant professor theatre Iowa State University, Ames, 1999—2002. Professor costume design Indiana University Theatre & Drama, Bloomington, since 2002.
Designer for balletmet columbus, Dracula, Beauty & the Beast, Aladdin, Alice in Wonderland (World Design Exhibition, Prague Quadrenniel, 1999), Indiana repertory theatre, Romeo & Juliet, To Kill A Mockingbird & Others, Utah Shakespearean festival, Doctor Faustus, Room Service (USITT National Jury Winner, 2006).
Member of United States Institute Theatre Technology (Peggy Ezekiel award 1997, 2000, 2004, 2006, National Jury Winner 1997, 1999, 2006), Costume Society Great Britain, Costume Society of America, United Scenic Artists.
Married Paul Warren Pisano, September 1, 1990. Children: Massimiliano Alessandro, Liam Lucian.