BRENDA L VANDERWIEL portrait
  • Head of Performing Arts Design Program, Theatre Department
  • Associate Professor, Theatre Department
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Creative Research

  • Costume Designer for BRING IT ON directed by Denny Berry for University of Utah/Marriot Center for Dance. Curatorial/Production, completed 09/2016.
  • Costume Designer for MARY POPPINS directed by Karen Azenberg for Utah Shakespeare Festival. Curatorial/Production, completed 07/2016.
  • Costume Designer for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM directed by Diana Van Fossen for Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Curatorial/Production, completed 04/2016.
  • Costume Designer for HELLO DOLLY directed by Denny Berry for University of Utah/Kingsbury Hall. Curatorial/Production, completed 01/2016.
  • Costume Designer for OUTSIDE MULLINGAR directed by Julie Kramer for Pioneer Theatre Company Curatorial/Production, completed 10/2015.
  • Costume Designer for DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID directed by Geoffrey Sherman for Alabama Shakespeare Festival Curatorial/Production, completed 06/2015.
  • Costume Designer for MR. PERFECT directed by John Caywood for Salt Lake Acting Company Curatorial/Production, completed 04/2015.
  • Costume Designer for ALABAMA STORY directed by Karen Azenberg for Pioneer Theatre Company Curatorial/Production, completed 01/2015.
  • Costume Designer for RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN directed by Adrianne Moore for Salt Lake Acting Company. Curatorial/Production, completed 10/2014.
  • Costume Designer for BLUE STOCKINGS directed by James Bonas for University of Utah/Babcock Theatre. Curatorial/Production, completed 09/2014.
  • Costume Designer for MARY POPPINS directed by Geoffrey Sherman for Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Curatorial/Production, completed 07/2014.
  • Costume Designer for DEATHTRAP directed by May Andrales for Pioneer Theatre Company. Curatorial/Production, completed 03/2014.
  • Costume Designer for THE GREAT GATSBY directed by Geoffrey Sherman for Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Curatorial/Production, completed 01/2014.
  • Costume Designer for DR. SEUSS'S THE CAT IN THE HAT directed by Penelope Caywood for Salt Lake Acting Company. Curatorial/Production, completed 12/02/2013.
  • Costume Designer for GOOD PEOPLE directed by Robin Wilks-Dunn for Salt Lake Acting Company. Curatorial/Production, completed 11/24/2013.
  • Costume Designer for SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2013 directed by Cynthia Fleming for Salt Lake Acting Company. Curatorial/Production, completed 09/01/2013.
  • Costume Designer for MACBETH directed by Geoffrey Sherman for Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Curatorial/Production, completed 05/18/2013.
  • Costume Designer for THE EXIT INTERVIEW directed by John Caywood for Salt Lake Acting Company. Curatorial/Production, completed 05/05/2013.
  • Costume Designer for THE ODD COUPLE directed by Karen Azenberg for Pioneer Theatre Company. Curatorial/Production, completed 04/06/2013.
  • Puppet Design for AVENUE Q, directed by David Schmidt for University of Utah Babcock Theatre Curatorial/Production, in progress 10/30/2012.
  • Costume Designer for HOW I BECAME A PIRATE, directed by Penny Caywood for Salt Lake Acting Company Curatorial/Production, completed 12/2011.
  • Costume Designer for <A MAN ENTERS>, directed by Andra Harbold for Salt Lake Acting Company Curatorial/Production, completed 09/2011.
  • Costume Designer for SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2011, directed by Cynthia Fleming for Salt Lake Acting Company Curatorial/Production, completed 07/2011.
  • Costume Designer for RENT, directed by Karen Azenberg for Pioneer Theatre Company Curatorial/Production, completed 06/2011.
  • Costume Designer for THE PERSIAN QUARTER, directed by Andra Harwood for Salt Lake Acting Company. Curatorial/Production, completed 05/2011.
  • Costume Designer for URINETOWN, directed by Jim Christian for The Grand Theare Curatorial/Production, completed 04/2011.
  • Costume Designer for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, directed by Diana Van Fossen for Alabama Shakespeare Festival Curatorial/Production, completed 03/2011.
  • Costume Designer for THE GLASS MENAGERIE, directed by Mark Fossen for The Grand Theatre Curatorial/Production, completed 02/2011.
  • Costume Designer-IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE A COOKIE, at Salt Lake Acting Company, directed by Penny Caywood Curatorial/Production, completed 12/2010.
  • Costume Designer-OLIVER for The Grand Theatre, directed by Anne Stewart Mark. Curatorial/Production, completed 10/2010.
  • Costume Designer-ALCESTIS for Utah Greek Theatre Festival, directed by Hugh Hansen. Curatorial/Production, completed 08/2010.
  • Costume Designer-SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2010 for Salt Lake Acting Company directed by Cynthia Fleming Curatorial/Production, completed 07/2010.
  • Costume Designer-EURYDICE for The Grand Theatre directed by Richard Scott. Curatorial/Production, completed 03/2010.
  • Costume Designer- A CHRISTMAS STORY for Pioneer Theatre Company directed by Paul Mason Barnes. George Maxwell-set design Kendall Smith-lighting design Curatorial/Production, completed 12/2009.
  • Costume Designer- THE BAKKHAI for Utah Greek Theatre Festival directed by L.L. West. Curatorial/Production, completed 09/2009.
  • Costume Designer-COMEDY OF ERRORS for Alabama Shakespeare Festival directed by Diana Van Fossen. Robert Wolk-set design Phil Manet-lighting design Curatorial/Production, completed 04/2009.
  • Costume Designer-END DAYS for Salt Lake Acting Company directed by Kirstie Rosenfeld. Curatorial/Production, completed 2009.
  • Costume Designer- MASTER CLASS for Salt Lake Acting Company directed by David Mong. Curatorial/Production, completed 2009.
  • Costume Designer- SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2009 for Salt Lake Acting Company directed by John Caywood. Curatorial/Production, completed 2009.
  • Costume Designer for SIX YEARS at Salt Lake Acting Company directed by Tracy Callahan Curatorial/Production, completed 2008.
  • Costume Designer for NOISES OFF for Pioneer Theatre Company directed by Charles Morey Curatorial/Production, completed 2008.
  • Costume Designer for MEDEA for Utah Greek Theatre Festival directed by Sandy Shotwell Curatorial/Production, completed 2008.
  • Costume Designer-SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2008 at the Salt Lake Acting Company directed by John Caywood Curatorial/Production, completed 2008.
  • Costume Designer-CLEAN HOUSE at the Salt Lake Acting Company directed by Keven Myhre Curatorial/Production, completed 2008.
  • Costume Design-THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival directed by Charles Morey. George Maxwell-set design Phil Manet-lighting design Joe Payne-sound design Curatorial/Production, completed 2008.
  • Costume Design-CAPTAIN BREE AND HER LADY PRIATES for Youth Theatre at the U directed by Darin Hathaway Curatorial/Production, completed 2008.
  • Costume Design-TWELFTH NIGHT for Salt Lake Shakespeare directed by Hugh Hanson Curatorial/Production, completed 2008.