Melissa Gilbert

University of Iowa
Theatre Arts

Melissa Gilbert is a MFA candidate in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in Costume and Scenic Design. She received her BFA in Theater Arts: Costume Design in 2010 from Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, Virginia. During Summer 2014, she completed a University of Iowa funded research project on the application of bespoke tailoring techniques on non-traditional garments and materials used in England’s Notting Hill Carnival. University of Iowa credits include She Stoops To Conquer, the Iowa Partnership in the Arts production of MakeoverQuiet WitchesFour Stories (New Play Festival '14) and scenic design for Order Now.