Lisa Martin-Stuart

Lisa Martin-Stuart holds an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin, a BFA from the University of Florida, and 1-year of graduate studies at the Tisch School of Arts at New York University. Her training is in costume design, historical dress research, and sewing technology. 

Prior to coming to Miami University Lisa was the head of the MFA costume design program at the University of South Carolina, Department of Theatre and Dance. During her tenure at South Carolina she designed costumes for over 60 theatrical productions. At Miami, she teaches design and technology courses for both the theatre and fashion programs in the College of Creative Arts. She's designed costumes for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead and Blood Sisters at Miami. 

Design credits in film include: Ruby in Paradise; winner of the 1993 Sundance Film Festival starring Ashley Judd, Ulee’s Gold (1997) starring Peter Fonda; winner of the Best Actor Golden Globe Award, and Coastlines (2002) starring Josh Brolin and Timothy Olyphant.  Lisa has designed costumes for Off-Broadway theatres in NYC and several regional theatres including the American Folklore Theatre, Asolo State Theatre, Aquila Theatre Company of London, Charlotte Repertory Theatre, and Hippodrome State Theatre in Gainesville, FL – her hometown.