Kerry Bechtel

Notable Achievements

Associate Professor of Theatre and Department Chair Kerry Bechtel designed the costumes for a production of The Sweet Delilah Swim Clubat Unity Theater in Brenham, Texas. Unity Theater is a professional theater located midway between Austin and Houston that brings together professional actors, directors, and designers from both cities. The production runs from June 2–19. 

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Expertise

Costume Design, Costume History, Makeup Design

Kerry has been designing costumes for nearly twenty years. In addition to teaching at Southwestern, she works with regional theatre companies such as the Saint Louis MUNY, Kansas City Repertory, Kansas City Ballet, Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, Rainbow Company Youth Theatre, Zilker Theatre Productions and The Alpine Theatre Project. In addition to designing costumes and teaching, Kerry also works as a makeup artist for film and television.

She holds a BA in Theatre Arts from UNLV in Las Vegas, Nevada and an MFA in Costume Design and Technology from UMKC in Kansas City, Missouri.

She is affiliated with the United Scenic Artists (USA Local 829), USITT, and ATHE. 

  • Kerry has been designing costumes for nearly twenty years. In addition to teaching at Southwestern, she works with regional theatre companies such as the Saint Louis MUNY, Kansas City Repertory, Kansas City Ballet, Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, Rainbow Company Youth Theatre, Zilker Theatre Productions and The Alpine Theatre Project. In addition to designing costumes and teaching, Kerry also works as a makeup artist for film and television.

    She holds a BA in Theatre Arts from UNLV in Las Vegas, Nevada and an MFA in Costume Design and Technology from UMKC in Kansas City, Missouri.

    She is affiliated with the United Scenic Artists (USA Local 829), USITT, and ATHE.