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Misti Bradford
  • Misti Bradford, MFA

  • Assistant Professor
  • MFA- Master of Fine Arts, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2003 Associates Degree, Eastern Oklahoma State College, 1996
  • Theatre Arts
  • (262) 595-2702
  • bradford@uwp.edu
  • USA 829
Biography
Misti is thrilled to be a part of the UW-Parkside Theatre Arts Company as a professional artist/educator. Misti is a member of the United Scenic Artist, Local 829 out of NYC and has extensive professional design and academic theatre experience, and has recently taught courses in costume design and construction, make up and wig/hair design, theatre crafts and properties, and theatre appreciation. Her professional design credits include Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre, PCPA Theaterfest, Michigan Shakespeare Festival, The Pacific Repertory Opera, Summer Repretory Theatre, and the Nebraska Repertory Theatre to name a few. Misti has also been a costume crafts artisan for regional theaters such as American Players Theatre, PCPA Theatrefest, and Summer Rep Theatre (Santa Rosa, CA) She has also received a number of national and regional design awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and has also been nominated for the Stella Gray Teaching award here at the University of Wisconsin Parkside.
Teaching, Research/Creative & Consulting Interests

Teaching Interests

Costume Design, Costume Crafts/Theatre Crafts, Costume History, Principles of Theatrical Design, Stage Makeup, and Portfolio Development.

Research Interests

Misti is a professional costume, hair and makeup designer for the theatre. She also is a crafts artisan for costume crafts, theatrical props, and wig design.

Consulting Interests

Selected Awards & Honors

Research/Creative Awards

2013: Ceritificate of Merit given on design excellence for the costume design and execution for UWP's production of Twelfth Night., KCACTF Certificate of Merit - Twelfth Night, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region 3
2012: Certificate of Merit Awarded for Excellence in Costume Design and Execution for UWP Theatre Dept. production of "Hamlet", Certificate of Merit- Hamlet, KC/ACTF Region III
Key Service Activities

Departmental Service

: Program Coordinator - Admissions Director
: Other - Production Manager
: Faculty Mentor - Mentor the Stage Management Program
: Student Placement - Student Auditions
: Student Placement - Student Recruiting
: Faculty Advisor - Student Academic Reviews
: Faculty Mentor - Talent Reviews
: Faculty Advisor - KCACTF Regional Festival
2014: Other - Faculty Senate-
2014: Program Coordinator - Learning on Location

University Service

2015: Chairperson - Committee on Research and Creative Activity
2014: Committee Member - Committe on Research and Creative Activity
2014: Committee Member - Faculty Learning Community
2014: Committee Member - Faculty Senate

Professional Service

: Committee Member - Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival
: Program Coordinator - United States Institute for Theatre Technology
2014: Program Coordinator - United States Institute for Theatre Technology
2014: Interaction with Industry - United States Institute for Theatre Technology
Courses Taught

Spring 2018

THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 299 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 412 MAIN STAGE DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 160 PRINCIPLES OF THEATRE DESIGN
THEA 290 SPECIAL TOPICS
THEA 313 STAGE MANAGEMENT
THEA 313 STAGE MANAGEMENT
THEA 312 STUDIO DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 12 THEATRE PRACTICUM II
THEA 12 THEATRE PRACTICUM II
THEA 121 THEATRICAL MAKE-UP I

Fall 2017

THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 483 COSTUME DESIGN II
THEA 299 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 412 MAIN STAGE DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 390 SPECIAL TOPICS IN THEATRE ARTS
THEA 313 STAGE MANAGEMENT
THEA 312 STUDIO DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 110 THEATRE APPRECIATION
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 12 THEATRE PRACTICUM II
THEA 12 THEATRE PRACTICUM II

Spring 2017

THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 299 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 412 MAIN STAGE DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 385 PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
THEA 160 PRINCIPLES OF THEATRE DESIGN
THEA 313 STAGE MANAGEMENT
THEA 312 STUDIO DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 121 THEATRICAL MAKE-UP I

Fall 2016

THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 383 COSTUME DESIGN I
THEA 299 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 412 MAIN STAGE DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 290 SPECIAL TOPICS
THEA 313 STAGE MANAGEMENT
THEA 312 STUDIO DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 260 THEATRE CRAFTS I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I

Spring 2016

THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 299 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 412 MAIN STAGE DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 160 PRINCIPLES OF THEATRE DESIGN
THEA 290 SPECIAL TOPICS
THEA 313 STAGE MANAGEMENT
THEA 313 STAGE MANAGEMENT
THEA 312 STUDIO DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 121 THEATRICAL MAKE-UP I

Fall 2015

THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 483 COSTUME DESIGN II
THEA 299 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 412 MAIN STAGE DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 313 STAGE MANAGEMENT
THEA 312 STUDIO DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 110 THEATRE APPRECIATION
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I

Spring 2015

THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 299 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 412 MAIN STAGE DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 160 PRINCIPLES OF THEATRE DESIGN
THEA 390 SPECIAL TOPICS IN THEATRE ARTS
THEA 313 STAGE MANAGEMENT
THEA 313 STAGE MANAGEMENT
THEA 312 STUDIO DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 121 THEATRICAL MAKE-UP I

Fall 2014

THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 383 COSTUME DESIGN
THEA 299 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 412 MAIN STAGE DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 285 PERFORMNC/PORTFOLIO DEVEL
THEA 290 SPECIAL TOPICS
THEA 490 SPECIAL TOPICS IN THEATRE ARTS
THEA 313 STAGE MANAGEMENT
THEA 312 STUDIO DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I

Spring 2014

THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 213 ASSIST DIRECTR/STAGE MNGR
THEA 299 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 212 INTERMED TECH PRODUCTION
THEA 412 MAIN STAGE DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 322 MAKE-UP II
THEA 160 PRINCIPLES OF THEATRE DESIGN
THEA 313 STAGE MANAGEMENT
THEA 313 STAGE MANAGEMENT
THEA 312 STUDIO DESIGN/LEAD TECH
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 10 THEATRE PRACTICUM I
THEA 121 THEATRICAL MAKE-UP I

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