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Lisa Martin-Stuart

Title: Professor Emerita
Department: Theater and Dance
College of Arts and Sciences
Resources: Department of Theater and Dance
Lisa Martin-Stuart


For 20 years, Lisa designed costumes for over 50 productions for Theatre South Carolina, most recently Ajax in Iraq and The Three Musketeers. Lisa’s professional design credits include:  Ruby in Paradise, winner of the 1993 Sundance Film Festival and starring Ashley Judd; Ulee’s Gold (1997) starring Peter Fonda; Coastlines (2002) starring Timothy Olyphant. Regional Theatre costume design credits include: American Folklore Theatre, Asolo State Theatre, Aquila Theatre Company of London, Charlotte Repertory Theatre, and Hippodrome State Theatre. Her long-time collaboration with Marilyn Wall (Emmy Award-winning costume designer) and Marion Caffey (Three Mo’ Tenors) on Cookin’ at the Cookery has brought her design and technical expertise to the Geva Theatre, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, and Huntington Theatre Company.  Lisa served as Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance from 2014-2016.