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Mary McClung

Professor of Costume Design & Puppetry

Director of Costuming

MFA – West Virginia University
BFA – Alfred University

Professor McClung has designed costumes, puppets, and sets for theatre, video, and television. Companies include Disney, Children’s Television Workshop, Universal Studios, Dallas Children’s Theatre, The Idaho Repertory Theatre and The Colorado Shakespeare Festival.  Along with multiple designs for Dance productions, theatrical design credits include: As You Like It, The Dining Room, Twelfth Night, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Life of Insects, The Beggar’s Opera, Henry IV part I and II, Great God Brown, The Seagull, Three Sisters, Sesamo Barrio (Sesame Street, Spain), The Long Christmas Ride Home, The Big Friendly Giant, and Tartuffe. Designs while at WVU: Guys and Dolls, Jekyll and Hyde, Caucasian Chalk Circle, Dracula, Another Part of the Forest, Hamlet, The World Goes Round, and many more.


McClung wrote and illustrated Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques: Turning 2D Designs in to 3D Shapes. She is currently working on a new publication on mask making techniques.

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