Emily Mae Westerfield
Costume Designer and Technician
About Emily Mae Westerfield
Emily Mae Westerfield is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Tulsa Community College, where she teaches costume and makeup design courses. She is very excited to be working in an environment that encourages arts and culture surrounded by inspirational young artists.
She has enjoyed working across the country at such theatres as Jefferson Performing Arts Society, Jefferson Ballet Theatre, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Unto These Hills, Attic Chamber Theatre, Clinton Showboat Theatre, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, and Cripple Creek Theatre Co.
Some of her favorite design credits include: Dracula (SLU), She Kills Monsters (SLU), Tarzan (JPAS), Twelfth Night (UA), The Lion in Winter (Attic), and Thoroughly Modern Millie (UWSP).
She studied theatre at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where she received her B.F.A in Theatrical Design and Production with an emphasis in costume design. She is also a proud alumnus of The University of Alabama where she received her MFA in Costume Design and Production. Roll Tide!
"TCC's Theatre Department employees are using their skills to make more masks" KTUL, Good Day Tulsa, 2020
"Tulsa theatre teacher using costume making skills to make masks during the pandemic" FOX 23 News, 2020
"TCC Faculty Making Masks" TCC Daily, 2020
"Tarzan' swings across the JPAS stage..." WYES-TV Theatre Critic, 2017
Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents TARZAN THE MUSICAL, Broadway World 2017
Tarzan Costume Design Promotional Video, 2017
"Review: JPAS Impresses with West Side Story" Gambit, 2016
"Energetic dances, strong voices highlight JPAS' 'West Side Story'" Times-Picayune, 2016
"Showboat's 'Steel' is a cut above" Quad City Times, 2015
" Theater Review: University of Alabama players get it right in updated 'Twelfth Night'" The Tuscaloosa News, 2014
"Designers, technicians partner in the costume shop" The Crimson White, 2014
"Production of Lanford Wilson's 'Book of Days' rises above play's slightly heavy-handed message" Tuscaloosa News, 2013
"The Seasonable or More Rabid Heats" 2013, Reviewed by Joey Gamble