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Stephanie Cluggish

Clinical Assistant Professor

Courses Taught

  • THTR 151: Fundamentals in Costume Construction
  • THTR 155: Scenography – Introduction to Principles of Theatrical Design
  • THTR 282: Practicum in Costuming
  • THTR 282: Special Projects in Theatrical Design
  • THTR 498: Independent Study


Master of Fine Arts in Stage Design, Costume and Scenic emphasis, Northwestern University


Stephanie Cluggish is a costume and scenic designer for theatre and opera residing in Chicago, IL. Her work has been seen at Northlight Theatre, Lyric Unlimited (Lyric Opera), Steppenwolf Theatre, Haven Theatre, American Theatre Company, Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, Raven Theatre, The Gift Theatre, Steep Theatre, Northwestern University, Wheaton College Arena Theatre, and Metropolis Arts Center. Her special passion is for opera and has designed for the Wolf Trap Opera, Chicago Fringe Opera, Charlottesville Opera, and the Music Academy of the West.

Stephanie has also worked as the Costume Design Assistant for Court Theatre and the Costume Shop Manager for Lookingglass Theatre Company. She is the recipient of the Achievement Award for Northwestern University from the Michael Merritt Awards. She holds a BFA from Emerson College and an MFA from Northwestern University.