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Lisa Martin-Stuart

Professor Emerita, Theatre
Department of Theatre and Dance,
University of South Carolina

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Professor Emerita.  MFA, University of Texas at Austin, 1984. United Scenic Artists, Local 829.

For 20 years, Lisa designed costumes for over 50 productions for Theatre South Carolina, most recently Ajax in Iraq and The Three Musketeers. Lisa’s professional design credits include:  Ruby in Paradise, winner of the 1993 Sundance Film Festival and starring Ashley Judd; Ulee’s Gold (1997) starring Peter Fonda; Coastlines (2002) starring Timothy Olyphant. Regional Theatre costume design credits include: American Folklore Theatre, Asolo State Theatre, Aquila Theatre Company of London, Charlotte Repertory Theatre, and Hippodrome State Theatre. Her long-time collaboration with Marilyn Wall (Emmy Award-winning costume designer) and Marion Caffey (Three Mo’ Tenors) on Cookin’ at the Cookery has brought her design and technical expertise to the Geva Theatre, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, and Huntington Theatre Company.  Lisa served as Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance from 2014-2016.