Kristen A Wheeler
Director, Costume Shop
Ina Gittings Bldg, Room 121
Kristen Wheeler is the Costume Director, working as both the Costume Designer and Costume Shop Manager for the School of Dance. She graduated from the University of Arizona in 2007 with a BFA in Theatre Production with an emphasis in Costume Design, and has worked with the School of Dance in the costume shop since 2008 when she started as a stitcher.
Outside of the UA School of Dance, Kristen also works with a local Tucson educational youth theatre, Troubadour Theatre, where she has been teaching, directing, and designing costumes since 2006. She has designed or built costumes for many performing arts companies in Tucson including Arizona Repertory Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, UA Presents, Artifact Dance Project, Top Hat Theatre Club, and Beowulf Alley Theatre Company.