Theatre & Dance: Costume Shop Director
Roxanne Femling is a highly skilled manager and an award-winning costume designer with more than 25 years experience in costume construction/design and costume shop management. Femling has designed costumes for numerous professional, regional, educational, and community theatres. She won a Drama-Logue Award for her designs for George Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman, produced by A Noise Within (Glendale, California) in 1992.
Femling’s most recent design work at UC Davis includes The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Man of La Mancha, Esailama Gedo Diouf’s dance, Sauce, and Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Wit. She continues to work outside the university as a freelance costume designer and producer of embroidered garments, specializing in blackwork and stumpwork techniques. She has worked as a costume/wardrobe manager for Universal Studios Hollywood theme park, Sacramento Theatre Company, and the Old Globe Theatre (San Diego). Other professional design credits include work for the former Club Disney (initial site Ventura), Sacramento Ballet Company, and the Sacramento Music Circus. She holds a B.A. in Dramatic Art (Costume Design and Construction) from UC Davis.