Emily McConnell

Costume Designer: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Emily is very excited to be at Michigan Shakespeare Festival for the first time.  


She has been the Resident Costume Designer for Roosevelt University's Chicago College of the Performing Arts for 12 years, and freelance design credits include The House (Hatfield & McCoy – Jeff nominated), Steep Theatre (Birdland, Wastwater, The Few and others), American Blues (Side Man), Lifeline (3 Little Pigs, Monstrous Regiment),  Northlight (Commons of Pensacola, Black Pearl Sings), Redtwist (Reverb), Oak Park Festival Theatre (Fair Maid of the West, Amadeus, Richard III and others). 


She is a proud Artistic Associate of Steep Theatre, and has her MFA in Costume and Set Design from Northwestern University.