Rebecca Morrice, Professor and Chair of the Theatre Department, is a costume designer for theatre, dance, and film. She received her B.A. in the History of Architecture & Art from the University of Illinois, Chicago and her M.F.A. in Costume Design from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
At Slippery Rock University, Rebecca has designed and supervised student designs for over 100 main stage productions. Some of her favorites include Macbeth, Ghosts, Techies the Musical, Blithe Spirit, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Pericles, Heathers, Cabaret, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.
In addition to her work as a costume designer, Rebecca has worked as the costume craftsperson, dyeing fabric and making masks, jewelry, shoes, and hats for productions at Center Stage in Baltimore, Hope Summer Repertory Theatre in Michigan, American Players Theatre in Wisconsin, and Unseam'd Shakespeare in Pittsburgh. Current areas of interest include fiber arts and digital rendering techniques.
In 2017, Rebecca led the process that established SRU's BFA Acting and Musical Theatre programs and, in 2021, was a recipient of the SRU President's Award for Outstanding Service for her work as the co-chair of the SRU Steering Committee tasked with reaffirming the university's accreditation through the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.