Heather Hogg
Assistant Director of Costume
Profile
Heather Hogg is a professional costumer and tailor for theatre and film. Her work can be seen in movies such as Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and also the AMC series Turn. She supervises production work in the Costume Shop, designs and implements a pedagogical structure for students, is the primary cutter/draper, and does historical, technical, and creative research for each Department of Theatre and Dance production. Heather has both experience with the Reggio Emilia approach to education and an interest in constructivist teaching theory.
Grants and Fellowships
Partners In the Arts grant for James River Anthology Project, 2003

Collegiate School Commission for playwrighting, 2005
Awards
Roos Scholarship. 2004
Excellence in Graduate Theatre Award for Academic and Creative Excellence, May 2006, from Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts
Presentations
2006-2007
Korean Han-Bok: Traditional Garment for a Modern Western Body
Patterns and Construction Through Historical Research: Sharing Research in Costume Design/Technology
Southeastern Theatre Conference, 2007

2007-2008
Assoke Wedding Cloth and Textiles
Patterns and Construction Through Historical Research: Sharing Research in Costume Design/Technology
Southeastern Theatre Conference, 2008

2008-2009
The Westhampton Gym Suit: Modesty and Tradition
Patterns and Construction Through Historical Research: Sharing Research in Costume Design/Technology
Southeastern Theatre Conference, 2009

2011-2012
Headliner, Paper mache, paper pulp, and vinyl
Cheap Tricks: Inexpensive costume techniques for a trying economy, Southeastern Theatre Conference, 2012

2012-2013
Animal Costume Tips and Tricks
Southeastern Theatre Conference, 2013

2013-2014
Painting the Gown: Fabric Tips and Tricks
Southeastern Theatre Conference, 2014

Education
M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
Theater Pedagogy
B.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
Theatre Design
Contact Information
(804) 287-6507
Areas of Expertise
Costume Design
Makeup Design
Costume Construction