Kerry Bechtel

Associate Professor of Theatre

Areas of expertise
Costume and Makeup Design


MFA, University of Missouri, Kansas City
BA, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Professional Work

PRO Arts Collective                      Costume Designer   

Zilker Theatre Productions           Costume Designer 

HBMG Foundation                        Costume Designer

Alpine Theatre Project                  Costume Designer  

Bajakaloop! Productions              Make-up Artist 

Gushing Productions                     Costume Designer 

Polyvinyl Pictures                           Make-up Artist

Theatre L'Homme Dieu                 Costume Designer 

Summer Stage Repertory             Costume Designer

St. Louis MUNY                              Stitcher

University of Missouri, KC             Stitcher/Cutter 

Kansas City Rep                            Stitcher/Costume Design Assistant

Kansas City Lyric Opera               Stitcher   

State Ballet of Missouri                 Costume Crafts Artisan



Common Ground              ProArts Collective                    Stephen Gerald        2009

The Rocky Horror Show   Southwestern University          Rick Roemer            2009

Pete 'n' Keely                Alpine Theatre Project             DJ Salisbury             2008

Beauty and the Beast      Zilker Theatre Productions       Ian Scott Schroeder  2008

Love Sonatas                HBMG Foundation                   Mark Pickell             2008

The Country Wife          Southwestern University          Jared Stein              2007

Moonlight and Magnolias    Alpine Theatre Project             Greg Johnson           2007

Company                          Southwestern University          Rick Roemer            2007

The House of Bernarda Alba  Southwestern University          Lucien Douglas        2006

A Man of No Importance       Southwestern University          Rod Caspers            2006

On the Razzle              Southwestern University          Christi Moore           2005

HAIR                           Southwestern University          Rick Roemer            2005

Medea                       Southwestern University          Elena Aroz               2004

Main Street          Theatre L'Homme Dieu            Jack Reuler              2004

Le Bourgeois Avant-Garde      Southwestern University          Rick Roemer            2003

All's Well That Ends Well       Southwestern University          Michael Costello       2003

Cabaret                                Southwestern University          Rick Roemer            2002

Alice in Wonderland               Summer Stage Repertory         Shana Goldstein       2002

The Cherry Orchard               Southwestern University          Rick Roemer            2001

You Can't Take It With You    Summer Stage Repertory         Ron Bashford           2001

Dames At Sea                      Summer Stage Repertory         Rick Roemer            2001

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern...   Southwestern University          Ron Bashford  2001

Godspell                            Southwestern University          Rick Roemer            2000

The World Goes 'Round     Southwestern University          Joe York                  2000

Once Upon a Mattress       SU Summer Stage                   Joe York                  1999

Happy End                      University of Missouri, KC        Dale A.J. Rose         1997

Tartuffe                         University of Missouri, KC        Theodore Swetz       1996

Groups & Affiliations


 USITT Costume Commission

Contact Information

Southwestern University
Georgetown, TX 78626
(512) 863-1701 (office)
Office: Fine Arts 308

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