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School of Music, Theatre
and Dance

Varner Hall, Room 207
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)
Academic Office: (248) 370-2030
Box Office: (248) 370-3013
Fax: (248) 370-2041
smtd@oakland.edu

School of Music, Theatre
and Dance

Varner Hall, Room 207
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)
Academic Office: (248) 370-2030
Box Office: (248) 370-3013
Fax: (248) 370-2041
smtd@oakland.edu

Whitney Locher, M.F.A.

A head shot of Whitney Locher.
Assistant Professor of Theatre

Contact:  whitneylocher@oakland.edu
www.whitneylocher.com


Whitney Locher is an award-winning costume designer who holds an MFA in costume design and technology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. In NYC, she has designed costumes for The Roundabout Theatre Company, On Site Opera, Irish Repertory Theatre, The New York Musical Festival, Theatre For a New Audience, The New Victory Theatre, Prospect Theatre Company, The Civilians, Barrow Street Theatre, Partial Comfort Productions, Fiasco Theater, The Pearl Theatre Company, Target Margin and Ars Nova. Regionally, Ms. Locher has designed costumes for Actors Theatre of Louisville, Weston Playhouse, Gulfshore Playhouse, Cleveland Play House, Long Wharf Theatre, Old Globe, Folger Theatre, McCarter Theatre, Northern Stage, Virginia Arts Festival, Curtis Institute, Ohio Light Opera and Kansas City Repertory Theatre. Her International credits include Into The Woods at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London and Shrek, The Musical at the Sofia National Opera in Bulgaria. Ms. Locher was the costume designer for the recent U.S. National Tour of Into The Woods and served as the associate costume designer for the U.S. National Tour of Love Never Dies. Ms. Locher has previously taught university courses at Pace Performing Arts University in NYC, and is a member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829.