Susan Brown-Strauss

School of Stage & Screen
Professor - Costume Design

Susan Brown-Strauss

Phone: 828-227-3963
Office Address: BAC 183


  • M.F.A. degree in Art - Fiber Arts, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  • M.F.A. degree in Theatre - Costume Design, University of Southern Mississippi-Hattiesburg


Susan Brown-Strauss is a professor of theatre and Costume Design / Technology. She has designed costumes for theatres in North Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, Texas, and Nebraska, managed a costume rental house, designed costumes for film, and served as editor of Costume Research Journal. A member of United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT), Costume Society of America, and the Surface Design Association, she has a strong background  in both costume design and costume technology. Degrees held include a B.S. in Art Education, M.F.A. in Art (Fiber Arts), and M.F.A. in Costume Design. 


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