Laurel Walford has been the Costume Shop Supervisor for the Department of Theatre & Dance since1989. Besides overseeing the construction of all costumes for departmental productions, Laurel also is the instructor for some of the costume construction classes offered by the department. She has also designed for the Hillman Opera, Graduation Eve Pops, and Playground Summer Theatre Camp.
Professionally, Laurel has been the Costume Shop Supervisor for the Chautauqua Theatre Company, Shakespeare in Delaware Park, and Summer Repertory Theatre in Santa Rosa, CA. She has worked as a Draper/Technician for the Utah Shakespearian Festival, shop foreman at Bard College Summerscape, and numerous other theatre companies in and around Western New York.
Laurel is a member of USITT and proudly holds a BA in Theatre Arts from State University of New York at Fredonia.