GWENDOLYN E. NAGLE

 

 

 

 

Address

2504 Highpointe Dr.

Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008

Telephone: (w): 616-345-3046

(h): 616-387-3215

FAX: 616-387-3222

Email: gwendolyn.nagle@wmich.edu

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Education

MFA, 1974, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

Major: Costume Design

MA, 1971, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Major: Speech (Drama)

BS, 1969, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Major: Mathematics, Minor: Physics

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Experience

1995- Associate Professor, Faculty Costume Designer and Shop Manager. Theatre Dept., Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo.

1991-1995 Assistant Professor, Theatre Dept., WMU.

Summer 1997 Co-Costume Designer (with Paul Reinhardt), Draper, Texas Shakespeare 1996,1995,1994 Festival, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX.

1989-91 Lecturer. Graduate Costume Faculty, Theatre Division. Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.

Summer 1989 Costume Designer for Dartmouth College Summer Repertory Theatre, Hanover, New Hampshire.

1987-1989 Professional Staff Costumer and Designer, Dept. of Theatre, Ohio State University, Columbus.

1985-1987 Costume Designer, New Mexico Repertory Theatre, Albuquerque/Santa Fe. Lort D Equity Theatre.

1984-1987 Assistant Professor, Faculty Costume Designer, Theatre Arts Dept., University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.

Summer 1985 Costume Designer for Merry Wives of Windsor, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Boulder.

1977-1984 Assistant Professor, Costume Faculty, Drama Dept., The University of Texas at Austin.

Summer 1980 Costume Fabric Dyer, Pacific Conservatory for the Performing Arts, Santa Maria, California.

1974-77 Assistant Professor, Faculty Costume Designer, Dept. of Theatre Arts, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Summer 1974 Costume Co-ordinator for Civic Light Opera, Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, PA.

1972-74 Graduate Assistant, Costumes, Carnegie Mellon University.

Summer 1972 Costumer, Miami University Summer Festival Theatre, Oxford, Ohio

1970-1971 Graduate Teaching Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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Exhibits

USITT Fourth Biennial Scenography Exposition, Juried Section, 3 costume designs for Merry Wives of Windsor.

Invited exhibitor, "And the Show Goes on: A Visual Tribute to the year of Theatre", an exhibit of scenery and costume designs sponsered by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. Oct. 1992-Jan. 1993.

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Production Work

Date Producer Production Position

May-June 1997 Texas Shakespeare Twelfth Night Co-Costume Designer

Festival Henry V Draper

May-June 1996 " " 1776 Co-Costume Designer

" " Taming of the Shrew Draper

May-June 1995 " " Much Ado About Nothing Co-Costume Designer

" " Midsummer’s Night’s Dream Draper

May-June 1994 " " Love’s Labours Lost " "

" " Man of La Mancha " "

" " The Last Titan " "

Feb. 2000 Western Michigan Univ. Children of Eden Costume Designer

Oct. 1998 " " Return to the Forbidden Planet " "

April 1998 " " Nightingale " "

April 1997 " " Amadeus " "

Oct. 1996 " " Secret Garden " "

Oct. 1995 " " Funny Thing Happened on the " "

Way to the Forum

Jan. 1995 " " Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery " "

Oct. 1994 " " Guys and Dolls " "

Nov. 1994 " " M. Butterfly " "

April 1994 " " Our Country’s Good " "

Feb. 1994 " " Magic Flute " "

Nov. 1993 " " Dangerous Liasons " "

Oct. 1993 " " Dreamgirls " "

April 1993 " " Julius Caesar " "

Dec. 1992 " " Joe Turner’s Come & Gone " "

Oct. 1992 " " Let’s Get A Divorce " "

April 1992 " " A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream " "

Feb. 1992 " " Falstaff " "

Jan. 1992 " " Wedding Band " "

Oct. 1991 " " Jesus Christ Superstar " "

April 1991 Southern Methodist Dance ‘91 " "

Oct. 1990 University Cloud 9 " "

Jan. 1990 " " Trojan Women " "

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Production Work Cont.

Summer 1989 Dartmouth College Lone Star/Laundry & Bourbon " "

" " 1940’s Radio Hour " "

" " Whose Life Is It Anyway? " "

May 1988 Ohio State University The Greeks " "

Feb. 1987 New Mexico Repertory Who’s Afraid of Virginia Costume Designer

Woolf?

March 1987 " " The Real Thing " "

Feb. 1986 " " Happy End " "

Jan. 1986 " " Master Harold & The Boys " "

April 1985 " " Talley’s Folly " "

1984-1987 Univ. of New Mexico (Sondheim’s) Follies " "

" " Dance Is It " "

" " Last Day at the Dixie Girl Cafe " "

" " Imaginary Invalid " "

" " A Dance Again " "

" " Dance on the Loose " "

" " Playboy of the Western World " "

April 1984 Univ. of Texas Opera A Little Night Music " "

Oct. 1983 " " Dialogue of the Carmelites " "

March 1983 " " Macbeth (Verdi’s) " "

Oct. 1982 " " Don Giovanni " "

1977-1984 Univ. of Texas The Women " "

" " Henry V " "

" " Love’s Labour’s Lost " "

" " Awake and Sing " "

" " Seven Deadly Sins " "

1974-1977 Mount Holyoke College Antigone " "

" " Margaret Fleming " "

" " Tiger At The Gates " "

" " Camino Real " "

" " Twelfth Night " "

Summer 1974 Pittsburgh Civic Light West Side Story " "

Opera South Pacific " "

" " Student Prince " "

" " Brigadoon " "

" " Gigi " "

" " King and I " "

1972-1974 Carnegie Mellon Univ. Threepenny Opera " "

" " Uncle Vanya " "

1970-1971 Univ. of Michigan The Devils " "

" " Old Wives Tale " "

1970 MUSKET, Univ. of Mich. George M " "

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CONTACT: GWENDOLYN NAGLE (gwendolyn.nagle@wmich.edu)

URL: http://unix.cc.wmich.edu/~gnagle

Date last revised:March 27, 2189