School of Visual & Performing Arts

Theatre Arts : Theatre Arts Faculty

Brenda Phelps

Brenda Phelps has worked in the professional costume industry for the past twenty years.  She studied theater at The University of Georgia and completed a Master’s in Costume Design at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  She has worked with both costumes and wigs at the Georgia Shakespeare Festival, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Broadway Bares, and numerous Off-Broadway productions.  After working at Barbara Matera Limited on over 100 Broadway shows, as well as film and television projects, and occasionally assisting Broadway designers, she now enjoys teaching Costume Technology and supervising the Costume Shop at WCSU.  She designs costumes for local productions when time allows.