Katie Cowan Sickmeier
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COSTUME DESIGN
Bridge and Tunnel                  Indiana Repertory Theatre        Richard J. Roberts, Dir.               2015
Sweeney Todd: The Demon...  Actors Theatre of Indiana         Richard J. Roberts, Dir.               2015
The Fantasticks                       Actors Theatre of Indiana         William Jenkins, Dir.                   2015
M. Butterfly                            Indiana University                   Murray McGibbon, Dir.               2014
My Fair Lady                         Actors Theatre of Indiana          Richard J. Roberts, Dir.               2014
Spring into Dance: Ember       Anderson University (IN)           Lynn Peterson, Choreographer    2014
Fall into Dance 7                    Anderson University (IN)           Student Choreographers            2013
Much Ado about Nothing       Indiana Festival Theatre            Jonathan Michaelsen, Dir.          2013
The Matchmaker                    Indiana Festival Theatre            Dale McFadden, Dir.                  2013
Intimate Apparel                    Indiana University                    Ron Himes, Dir.                           2013
Richard III                              Indiana University                    Gavin Cameron-Webb, Dir.         2012
Solana                                   Indiana University                    George Pinney, Dir.                    2012
Cabaret                                 Indiana University                    George Pinney, Dir.                    2012
The Three Musketeers             Indiana University                    Murray McGibbon, Dir.              2011
How I Learned to Drive           Indiana University                    Mark Kamie, Dir.                        2010
After Juliet                             Univ. of Southern California      Jack Rowe, Dir.                          2006
The Swan                               Univ. of Southern California     Michael Keenan, Dir.                   2005
The Imaginary Invalid             Univ. of Southern California     Baz Philips, Dir.                           2005
Tango                                    Univ. of Southern California     Jack Rowe, Dir.                           2004
What We’re Up Against         Univ. of Southern California      Tony Abatemarco, Dir.                2004

ASSISTANT COSTUME DESIGN
Yuletide Celebration              Indianapolis Symphony Orch.    Clare Henkel, Des.                 2013-15
Two Gentlemen of Verona      American Players Theatre         Devon Painter, Des.                     2013
Dames at Sea                        PCPA Theaterfest                      Misti Bradford, Des.                    2006
A Little Night Music                PCPA Theaterfest                      Misti Bradford, Des.                   2006
Disney’s Beauty & the Beast    PCPA Theaterfest                      F.Deeben/J.Ryerson, Des.           2006
My Way: A Musical Tribute... PCPA Theaterfest                      Fred Deeben, Des.                      2005
Brigadoon                             PCPA Theaterfest                      Misti Bradford, Des.                    2005
Guys & Dolls                          PCPA Theaterfest                      Misti Bradford, Des.                   2005
Les Liaisons Dangereuses        Univ. of Southern California      Ji Hyang Yoon, Des.                   2004
The Rimers of Eldrich              Univ. of Southern California      Ji Hyang Yoon, Des.                   2003

COSTUME SHOP & TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE
Costume Coordinator                       Anderson University            Anderson, IN                    2013-14
Costume Studio Graduate Assistant   Indiana University               Bloomington, IN                2010-13
Overshire First Hand/Stitcher            Indiana Repertory Theatre   Indianapolis, IN                     2012
Draper/Cutter/Stitcher                     Indiana Festival Theatre       Bloomington, IN                     2012
Stitcher                                            Santa Fe Opera                  Santa Fe, NM                        2011
Assistant Costume Shop Manager     Indiana Repertory Theatre   Indianapolis, IN                2008-10
Wardrobe Assistant                         Indiana Repertory Theatre   Indianapolis, IN                 2009-10
Costume Shop Intern                       Center Theatre Group         Los Angeles, CA                      2006

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Intro to Costume Technology            Anderson University             Anderson, IN                         2014
    *originated curriculum
Costume Studio Graduate Assistant   Indiana University               Bloomington, IN                2010-13

SKILLS & TRAINING
Period patternmaking                   
Mask making
Millinery
Draping/flat patterning                
Corsets & understructures
Cutting                                        
Basic fabric dyeing/painting/distressing
Basic wig styling & maintenance 

EDUCATION
M.F.A. Costume Design        Indiana University                         Bloomington, IN               May 2014
B.F.A. Theatre Design           University of Southern California    Los Angeles, CA              May 2006
Magna cum laude
Thematic Option Honors Program
James & Nony Doolittle Award for Outstanding Costume Design

REFERENCES
Linda Pisano
Professor & Head of Costume Design
Indiana University

Clare Henkel
Costume Designer
Freelance

Lara Southerland Berich
Draper
Santa Fe Opera/Oregon Shakespeare Festival


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