Lauren M. Lowell is a member of the Design faculty in the Illinois State University School of Theatre and Dance, where she teaches all things Costume Design. Head of Design/Production, Lauren is part of programs in the field at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Born and raised in southeastern Michigan, Lauren received her BA from Central Michigan University. She majored in Theatre and Interpretive Arts, but also completed double minors in Broadcast/Cinematic Arts and Music (Piano Performance). Following undergrad, Lauren studied at University of Georgia where she received an MFA in Design (Costumes).
Lauren Lowell has penned two articles and a book review published in Costume Research Journal, and an article published in Sightlines. She has also presented papers at the 5th Annual International Hawaiian Conference on the Arts & Humanities in Waikiki and the New Dialogues in Costume Conference at The Wallace Collection in London. Lauren teaches a three week course entitled Eastern European Theatre: Design Perspectives in Prague, Czech Republic and recently an Introduction to Western Costume History course at Srinakharinwriot University in Bangkok, Thailand.
299.001Independent Honor Study
130.001Introduction To Costume
130.002Introduction To Costume
130.003Introduction To Costume
130.004Introduction To Costume
130.005Introduction To Costume
501.001M.F.A. Portfolio:Costume Design
501.001M.F.A. Portfolio:Lighting Design
501.001M.F.A. Portfolio:Scene Design
366.001Rendering Techniques For The Stage
330.001Theatrical Costume Design
Feminism in the Evolution of Dress, Costume Rendering, Historical Undergarments, Fabric Manipulation Techniques, Embroidery and Needlecrafts, Face Painting and Body Graffiti.