Katherine Andersen ’19 spent an entire semester creating and constructing a wearable historical traveling gown, inspired by a museum visit while studying abroad in the Netherlands. Bonita Bauter Stubblefield ’82, lecturer in theatre and dance, theatre costume designer, mentors students like Andersen who wish to learn to create costumes. She says she the beauty of students is that they are new to the field and have imagination but don’t know what’s not supposed to be possible.
“They aren’t limited by ‘what can’t be done,’” she says.(Read the feature story Seeds and Harvest to learn how she and other faculty and staff are inspired by students.)