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Michelle Souza

Costume Designer and Educator

Michelle Souza is a costume designer with design credits ranging from academic theatre to LORT stages, including The Old Globe and La Jolla Playhouse. Her current position as Assistant Professor of Costume Design at Kent State University gives her the opportunity to teach, design, mentor, and collaborate each and every day.

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Revolutionary Costume Pedagogy

Revolutionary Costume Pedagogy

2 September 2020

Michelle Souza looks at how costume designers and educators can dismantle the status quo of Western-focused, chronological teaching of historical garments and move toward a pedagogy that acknowledges and honors diversity, intersectionality, and globalism.