skidmore theater faculty

Samantha Garwood

Costume Shop Manager, Costume Designer, Lecturer

MFA Boston University
BS Skidmore College

Courses taught:

  • Costume Construction
  • Advanced Costume Construction
  • Costume Design
  • Advanced Costume Design


Samantha Garwood is a costume designer and draper with her bachelor’s degree from Skidmore College (‘14) and her Master of Fine Arts from Boston University (‘18). Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she has been living and working on the East Coast for the past several years working with theater companies including the Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Huntington Theatre Company, Home Made Theatre, Saratoga Shakespeare Company, Boston Conservatory, and Capital Repertory Theater.  Some of her favorite shows to design have been Le Nozze di Figaro, (Boston University Opera Institute in association with the Huntington Theatre Company), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Saratoga Shakespeare Company), and Cabaret (Skidmore College).

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