Nephelie is a costume and scenic designer based in Southern California and Washington DC.
Recent works include costumes for Lost in the Stars (CAPUCLA) and Persians (Getty Villa) with SITI Company; costumes for The Odyssey at Seattle Repertory, Public Works; set design for Magic Fruit with Cornerstone Theater Company; sets and/or costumes for The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Charlotte’s Web, Midsummer Night’s Dream and many others over twenty years at South Coast Repertory, and Disgraced at Playmakers Repertory.
Nephelie is a member of the Cornerstone Theater Company ensemble. With Cornerstone, she has designed many plays with and about many communities across California including California the Tempest, Bliss Point, Plumas Negras, Jason in Eureka, Boda de Luna Nueva, Café Vida, Los Illegals , Ghost Town, Magic Fruit and others.
Work at regional theaters includes Center Theatre Group, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Intersection for the Arts, The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, Portland Center Stage, Great Lakes Theatre Festival, Guthrie Lab, Court Theatre, The Acting Company, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Berkshire Theatre Festival, in addition to those mentioned above and among others.
Nephelie is Professor of Theatre Arts with sixteen years at the University of Redlands and eight years at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor. She has earned tenure twice.
Nephelie is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama and Cornell University School of Architecture, and recipient of the TCG/NEA design fellowship.
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Nephelie is also a cook with an interest in family recipes, recipes as stories, community cooking, knowing your farmers, and Sunday suppers.