Michele L. Dormaier
Michele L. Dormaier is the resident Costume Designer for the School of Theatre at Louisiana Tech University. Besides designing costumes, she continues to add to her skills in construction, costume technology, and couture sewing.
She has designed costumes for theatre, dance, children’s theatre, ballet, and ballroom. Michele’s interests in costume research have been presentations at national conferences, and papers on “The Evolution of Costume in Ballet”, “The Influence of the East on Western Ballet Costume in the Early Twentieth Century”, “The History of Mardi Gras Royalty Costumes of the LGBTQ+ Community in New Orleans”, The Martha Washington Society, Early 20th Century Women Dressmakers of the Prairie, and more. Additionally, she has taught dance and choreographed, and is an avid ballroom and swing dancer.