Janice Benning Lacek
What I doAssociate Professor of Theatre Costume Design & Technology, Resident Faculty Costume Designer for DU Theatre Productions and professional freelance costume designer
Costume Design & Costume Technology, Studies in Costume, Fashion, & Dress
I have also contributed to a series of projects with the DUPrison Arts Initiative as a guest artist.
Formerly a resident designer (and a founding company member) of Denver’s Curious Theatre Company, my professional design credits include costume and makeup designs for theatre, dance, and opera across the country and internationally since 1987, including world premieres at the the La Jolla Playhouse, A.C.T. in San Francisco, Syracuse Stage, the San Diego Rep, the American University of Cairo, Egypt, and the Colorado, Utah, and Oregon Shakespeare Festivals. My professional work in recent years features projects with CSF, the Arvada Center, Curious Theatre Company, Opera Memphis, Theatre Memphis and the Tennessee Shakespeare Company.
- MFA, Theatre Design, University of California- San Diego, 1993
- BA, Special Major: Theatre & Religion, Gettysburg College, 1985
- United States Institute of Theatre Technology
- United Scenic Artists, Local 829
- Southeast Theatre Conference