Professor Nancy Pipkin-Hutchinson was a member of the Sustainable Costume Design Round Table at the 2016 United States Institute of Theatre Technology. USITT hosted its annual conference in Salt Lake City on March 16–19.
Pipkin-Hutchinson was invited to be part of the open discussion panel on balancing the needs of the production with caring for the planet. Her background of 25 years working in the professional world, along with her years of teaching, gave her the unique viewpoint of techniques and best practices in designing costumes with a sustainable focus. She spoke of achieving success in the discussion points “People, Planet, and Profit.”
Department of Theater and Dance