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REGION VII -  Festival 50


Peggy McKowen

Peggy McKowen is Associate Producing Director of the Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF). Her association with CATF began in 2006 as a costume designer, and she joined the full-time staff the following year.

As designer, her work at CATF has included costumes for two of the largest plays ever produced at CATF; Everything You Touch by Sheila Callaghan and The Wedding Gift by Chisa Hutchinson.

Her work has been seen at Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, Gateway Playhouse, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Barrington Stage, Tennessee Repertory Theatre, Texas Shakespeare Festival, and the Dallas Shakespeare Festival.

Peggy’s design work has also been seen in Berlin and Bamberg, Germany; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Beijing and Shanghai, China.

Peggy holds an MFA from the University of Texas (Austin), and has taught theater and humanities at Shepherd University, Dickinson College, Dickinson College/London, and West Virginia University, where she was Chair of the Division of Theater and Dance for five years. She is a member of United Scenic Artists 829