Assistant Professor, Costume Design
Monica has taught at Dixie State College of Utah, University of Michigan-Flint Campus, and at Mesa Community College where she helped to mentor Mercedes O'Banion into the final round of Nationals at KCACTF for her costume design of Dracula. She has traveled all over the USA working for stock theatre companies such as Bigfork Summer Playhouse (many of the BSP alum have or are appearing on Broadway or in TV). Monica has also toured with the Montana Repertory Theatre Company with their productions of Smoke on the Mountain and Broadway Bound. She attended the University of Montana earning a BA in Theatre emphasizing in Technology. While at UM, Monica was an exchange student to Deakin University in Melbourne Australia where she studied art. Monica holds a Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Costume Design for the Stage from Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan--one of the few grad programs that is run almost entirely by its grad students in a true collaborative style. She recently returned to her college roots in film and has completed her first screenplay, which she plans to enter into competitions.
BA University of Montana
MFA Wayne State University