Professional Information

Ms. Sanders holds an M.F.A. in Costume Design and Technology from Brigham Young University, a BFA in Theatrical Design and Technology from the University of Utah, and a BFA in Theatre Education from Utah State University. Prior to coming to SUU, Wendy was the Costume Shop Manager at Louisiana State University, and an Assistant Professor of Costume Design at the University of Louisiana in Monroe. While at ULM she received the ACTF Award for Excellence in Theatrical Technology for her work on the production of Quilters. Wendy was also awarded a Louisiana Arts Council Grant for the study, teaching, and construction of Restoration costumes and wigs for ULM’s production of Tartuffe. Formerly, Wendy taught high school theatre at Skyline High School in Salt Lake City, Utah, serving as director, technical advisor, and Performing Arts Department Production Manager. She has designed the costumes for many productions including, Arsenic and Old Lace, Little Shop of Horrors, An Ideal Husband, and A Midsummer Nights Dream. While in Boston, Wendy was the resident makeup artist for the American Repertory Theatre, as well as a guest makeup artist for Boston University, Boston Ballet and Boston Lyric Opera.