Melissa Perkins (she/hers) joins Lookingglass Theatre Company’s 2021/2022 season as Costume Director. She first worked at LTC as a Stitcher on Moby Dick (2015), then as a Costume Design Assistant for four consecutive seasons from Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth (2016) to Her Honor Jane Byrne (2020). Outside of her time at Lookingglass, Melissa has freelanced as a Costume Designer, Design Assistant, Stitcher, and Shopper, working at Chicagoland theatres such as: Writers Theatre, Interrobang Theatre Project, and Northwestern University. Prior to moving to Chicago, Melissa worked as a Stitcher for two seasons at the Dallas Theater Center, and Costume Designer at Echo Theatre and Kitchen Dog Theater. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a BFA in Costume Design.
Bio as of 2021