Sheila Hargett, M.F.A.
Sheila has been Head of Costume Design/Technology at Texas State University for the past thirty five years having designed costumes for more than one hundred productions and supervised student designs for as many. She has designed regionally for The Dallas Shakespeare Festival, Southern Methodist University, Eastfield College, Texas Playwrights Theatre Company, Live Oak Theatre, Zilker Theatrical Productions, as well as for Texas State University. She has received three AMOCCO American College Theatre Awards for her work. Sheila's designs have been seen in several theatrical exhibits--DESIGNFEST (which she either chaired or co-chaired for 18 years) at the Texas Educational Theatre Association Conference; Design Southwest Showcase, several National USITT Expo Exhibitions; the 2003 International Prague Quadrennial Exhibit and World Stage Design in Toronto, Canada in 2005. Her designs for THE NEXT AMENDMENT have been chosen for the 2007 Prague Quadrennial Exhibit. In the Spring of 2006 Sheila won the Austin Critics Table Award for her costumes in THE ROVER. While primarily a costume designer, Sheila began her career as an actress and still occasionally "crosses the boards"--her favorite roles have been Mary Tyrone in A LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, Fraulein Schneider in CABARET with Larry Hovis, and Linda in DEATH OF A SALESMAN, also with our beloved Larry Hovis.