Alumni in the News: Stacy Caballero-Foushee (MFA ’97)

5 Aug

photo: theadvocate

California-based, Baton Rouge-born costume designer and DePaul alumna Stacy Caballero-Foushee has made her mark on Hollywood. (Her work has been seen in summer blockbusters Hancock and Speed Racer earlier in the year, and will be featured in next year’s Star Trek feature film reboot.) Here’s what she has to say about her DePaul years in an article in the (LA) Advocate.

Caballero was offered five scholarships from all parts of the country. She accepted a scholarship to study for a master’s degree under Nan Cibula-Jenkins, head of the Costume Department at DePaul University in Chicago. “She did film and had been a Broadway costume designer,” said Caballero, who received her master’s degree in 1998 after three years of study.

In her last year at DePaul, Caballero had a job as resident designer for the New Play Series at Steppenwolf Theatre Co., a regional theater in Chicago. “I worked with up-and-coming writers, directors and designers,” she said. “I worked on four or five plays.”

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