Karen J. Gilmer - Lecturer - Costume Design/Head of Design and Productions
MFA - Boston University
Academic costume design and teaching credits include, Susquehanna University, Bucknell University, Point Park University, Seton Hill University and Philadelphia’s University of the Arts. Professional costume design credits include Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival, Walnut Street Theatre, Lantern Theatre, Arden Theatre, Everyman Theatre Company, City Theatre and the Opera Theatre. In 2009 Ms. Gilmer won the African American Council of the Arts Award for Best Costume Design for Pittsburgh Playwrights’ production of August Wilson’s Seven Guitars.