Joe Kucharski is a Costume Designer, Assistant Professor, and Writer. Joe has diverse design experience in theatre, film, and themed entertainment. His theme park work includes design and project management for companies such as Disney, DreamWorks, Nickelodeon and Universal. His designs for both theatre and film have been seen as part of new works and film festivals around the world, winning Best Costume Design at The London International Filmmaker Festival.
Joe is the Editor of TyrannyOfStyle.com, a site focused on costume design and the language of clothing, covering film, television, theatre, 3D printing and fashion history. Through Tyranny of Style he has interviewed Emmy and Tony-Award winning costume designers. His interviews have been featured in Stage Directions Magazine and Entertainment Weekly (EW.com).
He is passionate about technology, regularly utilizing digital rendering and digital fabric printing in his design process. He has recently begun exploring 3D printing, and is looking forward to incorporating that in the classroom and on productions.
Having trained in both a small conservatory setting (BFA Costume Design, Shenandoah University) and a large state school (MFA Costume Design, University of California- Irvine), Joe is excited to bring that diverse educational background to such an incredible school as Baylor University!
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