Connie L. Petersen
Ms. Connie L. PetersenMarquette University

Helfaer Theatre, 103

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-1649(414) 288-7048 (FAX)

Artistic Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Performing Arts


MFA in Costume and Scenic Design, Southern Illinois University, 2000
BS in Theatre, Technical and Design Minor, Northwest Missouri State University, 1996
Imperial College - London, England – 1992

Courses Taught

THAR 1340: Stage Makeup
THAR 1320: Basic Costume Construction
THAR 4340: Advanced Costume Techniques

Research Interests

Costume Technology and Design in Theatre, Dance, Film and Opera

Professional Experience

Disney Film Production of “Mr. 3000”
Central City Opera
Des Moines Metro Opera
Denver Center Theatre Company
PlayMakers Repertory Company at University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Odeon Cinema, Marble Arch, London
Brownville Village Repertory Theatre
Windfall Theatre

Professional Affiliations

USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology)
SETC (Southeastern Theatre Conference)

Why Marquette

I strongly believe that Marquette is the right place for me to share my true passion with future theatre artisans. I know I can make an impact on our students and how they will fit into society after Marquette. It all comes down to being able to teach students to communicate, create, count, critique, care and contribute.

Professional, Technical and Artistic Work

Costume Design, "Two Rooms," Marquette Theatre, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, May 2016-November 2016.

Costume Design, "Censored on Final Approach," Renaissance Theatreworks. Marquette University and Renaissance, Milwaukee, WI, February 2016 - April 2016.

Costume Design, “Proof.” Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, Summer 2007.