Theatre Department Coordinator
Caitlin McCown is an actor, production manager, and teaching artist from Beloit, WI. She studied theatre and film at Denison University in Ohio and received her M.A. in Theatre Arts and Dance from CSU, Los Angeles. She has been working in professional theatre for over fifteen years, including eight years as a production manager with New Court Theatre, two years as an administrator and creative movement instructor with The Actors Gymnasium, and two years as a company member with Ourboros Theatre in Chicago. After moving to Seattle in 2013, Caitlin served as Events Manager for the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center before joining the staff at University of Puget Sound. She continues to freelance as a theatre artist and instructor.
Theatre Shop Supervisor
Robin Macartney graduated from the University of Puget Sound in 2005 with a Theatre Major/Asian Studies Minor. She is a freelance scenic designer, who has, over the course of her design career in Seattle, worked with over ten local theatre companies. Professional credits include technical work with Seattle Shakespeare Company, Youth Theatre NW, Pork Filled Productions, Live Girls!, Annex Theatre, 14/48, Macha Monkey, Printer’s Devil Theatre, Tongue In Chic Productions, and the AIE Summer Theatre Program.
Costumer and Costume Shop Supervisor
Mishka has been designing and creating costumes in the South Sound for the last 18 years working with companies such as Tacoma Actor’s Guild, Saint Martin’s University, Pacific Science Center, Capital Playhouse, The Broadway Center, Opera Pacifica and Harlequin Productions, doing costumes for such productions as The Marriage of Figaro, Carmen, Sweeney Todd, Pantomime and The Secret Garden. She is currently with the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma as the Staff Costume Designer and Shop Manager. Some of her recent favorite projects include: The Cradle Will Rock, Metamorphoses and One Mad Day! Mishka received her Master’s Degree in Costume Design from Western Illinois University and studied at the Sorbonne in Paris with Central University of Iowa’s foreign studies program where she received a B.A. in French and a minor in Art and Theatrical Design. In her spare time Mishka loves to paint and her work can occasionally be seen in South Sound venues.
Puget Sound Production photos: Kurt Walls. Costume design: Mishka Navarre. For production detail, place cursor on the image.