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educator , Costume designer

Nancy Jo Smith, American Costume designer, educator. Recipient Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise award California State University, 1989, Gallery Exhibit Space Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, Cedar City, Utah, 1987. Member of the United States Institute Theatre Technology (Design Excellence award 1988), CostumeDesign and Technology Commission.

Background

Smith, Nancy Jo was born on March 18, 1955 in Buffalo, New York, United States. Daughter of Charles Ward and Aurora Mary (Morganti) Smith.

Education

Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1978;Master of Fine Arts, University of Michigan, 1980.

Career

Assistant professor, University of Michigan, Flint, 1980-1982;associate professor, California State University, Long Beach, since 1982. Presenter workshops on fabric dyeing Rocky Mountain Festivention, Grand Junction, Colorado, 1989, San Diego State University, 1988. Jury panel member San Diego State University, 1988.

Consultant in field Press Telegram, Long Beach., 1986-1987, NBC "Women and Restrictive Clothing", Los Angeles, 1987.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Costume designer numerous production organizations including California Repertory Company, 1990, Sea World, 1990, Bathhouse Theatre, 1989, Matrix Theatre, 1989, La Jolla Playhouse, 1989, others Specific productions include Measure For Measure, Bodyshop, Meetins' On The Porch, Mensch Meier, Othello, City Streets, Blithe Spirit, Stan's Return, Leonard Cohen, Lucy's Play, Much Ado About Nothing, 1990 and others.

Membership

Member of the United States Institute Theatre Technology (Design Excellence award 1988), CostumeDesign and Technology Commission.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, gardening.

Connections

father:
Charles Ward Smith

mother:
Aurora Mary (Morganti) Smith