Dixon Reynolds joined the Department of Theatre and Dance in 2008 and is an Associate Professor of Costume Design. Dixon received his B.F.A in Costume Design from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where he also received his High School Diploma in Acting. He received his M.F.A. in Costume Design from Indiana University. Prior to joining his colleagues at Fredonia he taught Costume Design at Georgia College and Georgia State University. His designs are seen in a broad range of styles from Theatre, Dance, Opera, TV, Film and his favorite, new and experimental theatrical works. He is a two-time recipient of the Kennedy Center/ACTF Meritorious Achievement in Costume Design and Artie Award winner (Buffalo, NY). He regularly takes his students on shopping adventures in the garment districts of Toronto and New York and has taught study abroad courses in Greece and England.
Dixon’s professional designs have been seen at Music Theatre Wichita, Summer Repertory Theatre, Shakespeare in Delaware Park, Irish Classical Theatre, The Hartt School of Music, ArtPark, American Dance Festival and Triad Stage. In addition he has designed costumes for Hobart and William Smith College, Wake Forest University and several independent films. He served as Wardrobe Supervisor for Playmakers Repertory Company and has worked with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, HBO Productions and CBS Productions.