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Angela Bacarisse


Professional info

Senior faculty member in design, head of Costume and Stage Management BA and BFA programs, responsible for writing BFA Stage Management NAST accreditation file, chair of scholarship committee attending regional auditions, former General Manager for student productions supervising 10-15 productions per semester, including budgets, advertising and technical employees, design costumes or supervise student designers  for mainstage productions and biannual Opera and New Play Festival, serves on university, college and school committees. 2014 recipient of SFA College of Fine Arts Teaching Excellence Award.

Teaching experience

2001-pres        Stephen F. Austin State University- Nacogdoches, TX

                        rank: Professor, tenure and promotion received 2006, promotion received 2012


                        courses taught:

                              Principles of Design                                   Advanced Makeup Design

                              Costume Technology                                  BFA Portfolio

                              Costume Design                                         Costume History

                              Stage Makeup                                            Advanced Costume Technology

                              Stage Management                                    SFA 101- Freshman Experience


                        2014 Recipient SFA College of Fine Arts Teaching Excellence Award

2010 - present

Recent Presentations and Publications

2018                SOAR Symposium on Arts and Research, SFA

                        Directing BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON in the Current Political Climate

2017                SOAR Symposium on Arts and Research, SFA                              

                        Costume Design and Construction of Lady Bracknell

2016                Bright Ideas Conference, SFA                                                           

                        Producing a Production for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

2016                Costume Society of America, The Full Cleveland, Cleveland OH    

                        Costume Design of Lady Bracknell, Juried creative design exhibition

2014                Technical Editor, Stage Makeup by  Sharon Sobel , Taylor and Francis Publishing, 2015

2010                American Association of University Women, Nacogdoches, TX

                        Expanding your Horizons Conference

                        Presented design workshop to middle school girls including hands on project

2010                Featured in CHARM MAGAZINE, March/April 2010 issue

2009                American Association of University Women, Nacogdoches, TX

                        “Extremism in Fashion, the 1920’s” Abstract: presentation of historic clothing with discussion of                                   women’s issues, economics, political policies and technical advances.


M.F.A. University of Memphis, Memphis, TN,1990, Theatre, emphasis in Costume and Lighting Design

B.A. University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 1987, Theatre, emphasis in Costume Design


2010 - present
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