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Costume Director & Assistant Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Office Location: ASC 283
(205) 996-4396

Research and Teaching Interests: Couture Garment Construction Techniques, Garment Draping and Flat Pattern Development, Historical Garment Construction and Reproduction, Tailoring, Corset Construction, Costume Craft Fabrication, and Costume Construction for Ballet

Office Hours: By appointment

Education:

  • B.A., Winthrop University, Theatre Education
  • MFA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Costume Production

Amy Page is originally for Columbia, SC and has worked professionally in New York, New Jersey, the Carolinas, and New Mexico. She believes theatrical costuming involves an infinite number of variables which must be balanced for each production. Amy enjoys learning from each garment, teaching students the construction process.

Amy teaches industry standard techniques so students will be ready for work after graduation. She especially enjoys preparing theatre students for entering their profession. The development of paper and digital portfolio development, employment documents and mock job interviews are her specialties. She encourages students to prepare for the Southeastern Theatre Conference’s Job Contact Service.

She served as a Draper for Playmakers Repertory Company and Carolina Ballet on productions of Amadeus, Pride and Prejudice, The Importance of Being Earnest, Nicholas Nickleby, and Macbeth. She worked professionally in the area of costume construction with the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte, Carolina Ballet, and Santa Fe Opera. She has also worked on the The Lion King, Hot Feet, and The Phantom of the Opera with Parsons-Meares in New York.

She has professional experience as a costume shop manager, draper, first hand, stitcher, and crafts artisan. Amy has worked with the St-Arts summer program as an instructor of stage make-up, technical theatre, and puppet construction. She taught theatrical and couture sewing techniques at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Oklahoma City University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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