Ms. Rebecca Morrice
Introduction to Theatre, Costume Design & Technology, and Makeup
Ms. Morrice is an assistant professor in the Theatre Department at Slippery Rock University. She received her B.A. in the History of Architecture & Art from the University of Illinois, Chicago in 1993 and her M.F.A. in Costume Design from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1996. Her master's thesis was the costume research and design for Illinois Repertory Theatre's production of Anton Chekov's Uncle Vanya. Following the completion of her M.F.A., Ms. Morrice worked as the costume craftsperson, dyeing fabric, making masks, jewelry, shoes, and hats for productions at Center Stage in Baltimore and for three consecutive summers at Hope Summer Repertory Theatre in Michigan and American Players Theatre in Wisconsin. Recent areas of interest include researching computer technology and its application in a theatre costume shop, preservation and reconstruction of antique clothing; and environmentally-conscious alternatives to traditional theatre practices.