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Jane Reichard



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Work Experience

Various Roles. Playmakers Repertory Company.

August 2017 - Present

Experience in draping, alterations, first-handing, stitching, crafts, and design assistantship. Role varies per show.


The Cake. September 2017. Crafts Artisan Assistant.

Sense and Sensibility. October 2017. First Hand.

Dot. November 2017. Assistant to the Designer.

The Christians. February 2018. First Hand.

Tartuffe. February 2018. First Hand.

Leaving Eden. April 2018. Draper.

Sherwood. September 2018. Draper.

Skeleton Crew. October 2018. First Hand.

She Loves Me. November 2018. Draper.

Jump. January 2019. First Hand.

The Life of Galileo. March 2019. Assistant to the Designer.

How I Learned to Drive. April 2019. Stitcher. 

Native Son. September 2019. Assistant to the Designer.

Dairyland. October 2019. Draper.

Ragtime. November 2019. Draper.

Everybody. January 2020. Draper.

Instructor of Record. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Fall 2018-Spring 2019.

Experience in teaching undergraduates for the Technical Methods in Costume Production, an introductory course in basic theatrical sewing skills. Course includes three major projects: a sample notebook produced by student in class covering various types of hand and machine stitching techniques, a pair of pajama pants, and an individualized project following a commercial pattern. Taught for two consecutive semesters.


First Hand. The Santa Fe Opera.

Summer 2018 and Summer 2019.

Experience in cutting, pattern making, alterations, supervising apprentices and stitchers, taking fitting notes and team communication. 


Candide. July 2018.

Madame Butterfly. July 2018.

Doctor Atomic. July 2018.

The Italian Girl in Algers. July 2018.

Ariadne Auf Naxos. July 2018.

La Boheme. July 2019.

The Pearl Fishers. July 2019.

Jenufa. July 2019.

Cosi Fan Tutti. July 2019.

The Thirteenth Child. July 2019.

Stitcher. The Glimmerglass Festival.

Summer 2017.

Experience in stitching with crushed velvet, lamé, and microsuede. 


Xerxes. July 2017​.

Costumes Apprentice and Wardrobe Supervisor. Triad Stage.

August 2016 - May 2017.

Experience in stitching, alterations, craft construction, dyes, stock maintenance, and team leadership. Served as wardrobe supervisor for Triad's Greensboro productions (marked with asterisk).


Arms and The Man. September 2016.*

The Mysteries of Irma Vep. October 2016.

A Christmas Carol. December 2016.

Beautiful Star. December 2016.*

The Price. January 2017.*

Having Our Say. February 2017.

Actions and Objectives. April 2017.*

And So We Walked. May 2017.

Costume Shop Stitching Apprentice. The Santa Fe Opera.

Summer 2016.

Experience in stitching and alterations. 


La Fanciulla del West. July 2016.

Don Giovanni. July 2016.

Roméo et Juliette. July 2016.

Capriccio. July 2016.

Vanessa. July 2016.


Costume Construction Resident. Milwaukee Repertory Theater.

August 2015 - May 2016

Experience in stitching, alterations, craft construction, hand embroidery, and wardrobe. Codesigned Rep Lab 2016. (Wardrobe experience marked with an asterisk.)


Fences. April 2016.

Sirens of Song. March 2016.

American Song. March 2016.

The Invisible Hand. February 2016.

The Devil's Music. January 2016. 

Of Mice and Men. January 2016.

Rep Lab. January 2016. 

A Christmas Carol. November 2015. *

The Mousetrap. October 2015.

Dreamgirls. September 2015. *


Costume Shop Dressing Apprentice. The Santa Fe Opera.

Summer 2015.

Experience in stitching, atlerations, dyeing, and distressing. Additional experience in wardrobe (Marked with an asterisk.)


Apprentice Scenes. August 2015. (Served as first hand.) 

Cold Mountain. August 2015.*

La Finta Giardiniera. July 2015.

Salome. July 2015.*

Rigoletto. July 2015.

La Fille Du Régiment. July 2015.*



Costume Shop Supervisor. Berry College Theatre Company.

August 2014 - May 2015.

Experience in stitching, alterations, cutting, draping, drafting, and grading patterns. Additional experience in team leadership, deligating tasks, and staff training. Also served as teacher's assistant for costume and makeup course.


Servant of Two Masters. April 2015. 

Cotton Patch Gospel. February 2015. (Additionally, served as costume designer)

A Tafetta's Christmas. December 2014.

Spoon River Anthology. November 2014. (Additionally, served as assistant costume designer)

The Fantasticks. October 2014.


Stitcher. Porthouse Theatre.

Summer 2014.

Experience in stitching, working with industrial machines, alterations, and special materials. Highlights include a pet-screen mesh petticoat, fiber optic installations in jackets, and munks cloth children's jackets.


Oliver! July 2014.

Starmites. July 2014.

My Fair Lady. June 2014.



Stitcher Supervisor. Berry College Theatre Company.
August 2013 - May 2014.

Experience in stitching, alterations, cutting, draping, drafting, and grading patterns. Additional experience in team leadership and staff training.  (Wardrobe experience marked with an asterisk.)


Plays from Provincetown. April 2014. 

Little Shop of Horrors. First hand. Febuary 2014.*

Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol. December 2013.

Genius. November 2013.

A Grand Night for Singing. October 2013. *

Stitcher. Berry College Theatre Company.

August 2011- May 2013.

Experience in stitching, alterations, and crafts.


A Midsummer's Night Dream. April 2013.

The Colored Museum. Febuary 2013. 

Erin Go Bragh One Acts. April 2012.

The Last Night of Ballyhoo. Feburary 2012.*

The Santaland Diaries. December 2011.*

Oleanna and Third. November 2011.

Moonlight and Magnolias. September 2011.



Masters of Fine Arts,

Costume Production.​

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Anticipated May 2020.

Focused study on period pattern making, couture techniques, digital technologies, management, crafts, and costume history. Supplementary courses in Leadership in the Workplace.

2018-2019 SETC Robert Porterfield Scholar.

2019-2020 Frank Porter Graham Honor Society 

Bachelors of Science, Biochemistry.​

Berry College, Conferred May 2015.

Liberal arts education including advanced courses in costuming, chemistry, biology, and visual arts.


Research in the biochemical efficiency of commercial fiber reactive dyes. 

Semester Abroad, with the Principia Consortium.

University of Glasgow, Fall 2012

Courses exploring the Scottish Enlightenment era, organic chemistry, and introductory physics.

Chief of Staff, Graduate and Professional Student Federation, UNC-Chapel Hill

  • April 2019-Present

  • Oversees the Cabinet executive directors who create initiatives and events serving the graduate and professional student community

  • Advocates for 11,000 graduate and professional students at the University, state, and federal level

  • Leads initiatives serving the President's platform of wellness, agency, scholarship, and advoacy

  • Carolina Union Board of Directors 

  • Administrative Board of the Libraries

Director of Marketing and Relations, Graduate and Professional Student Federation, UNC-Chapel Hill

  • May 2018 -  March 2019

  • Oversees marketing and public relations efforts of GPSF

  • Produces new media related to events and promotions

  • Introduces GPSF to incoming students

  • Student Technology Advisory Board (STAB)

  • Student Television Board of Directors (STV)

  • WXYC Board of Directors

Senator for the School of Dramatic Art, Graduate and Professional Student Federation, UNC-Chapel Hill

  • Fall 2017- present

  • Joint Student Code Rewrite Committee

  • Student Advocacy in Graduate Education (SAGE) Coalition, student representative

Presidential Ambassador, Berry College

  • January 2012 - May 2015

  • Leadership team, January 2014- May 2015


Vice President, Alpha Psi Omega, National Theatre Honor Society, Kappa Alpha Cast.

  •  January 2013 - May 2015


Student Goverment Association Representative, Berry College Theatre Company

  • September 2013 - May 2015


Committee Member, Student Work and Experiential Learning Committee, Berry College

  • August 2013 - May 2014

Officer Positions

2010 - present

2010 - present

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