Tracy Christensen


Interim Assistant Professor





Tracy Christensen earned her bachelor’s degree at Northwestern University and received a Master of Fine Arts in costume design from Rutgers University (Mason Gross School of the Arts). As a professional costume designer, she has worked on and off Broadway, regionally and internationally.

Credits include the Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard starring Glenn Close, Anyone Can Whistle at Carnegie Hall with Vanessa Williams, Lady in the Dark starring Victoria Clark for MasterVoices and Carousel for London’s English National Opera. Recent premieres include Anne of Green Gables (Goodspeed), Scotland, PA (Roundabout), John Cullum: An Accidental Star (Vineyard), Anne of Green Gables at the Merry Go Round Theater (2018 Syracuse Area Live Theater Award nominee), Passing Through (Goodspeed), The Prompter (Bay Street) and Kate Hamill’s adaptation of Pride & Prejudice off Broadway. Other projects include Souvenir (Broadway), Into the Woods (Holy City Arts & Lyric Opera), Kismet (Granada Theatre), Love’s Labour’s Lost at the Folger Theater in Washington DC (Helen Hayes Award nominee), Noises Off! (Asolo), Mamma Mia! for Great Lakes Theater (2018 Cleveland Critics Circle Award), Sweeney Todd starring Emma Thompson, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill (HBO film with Audra McDonald) and Seussical for TheatreworksUSA (Lucille Lortel Award nominee). She also worked 10 seasons with the Chautauqua Theatre Company.

In addition to serving as a guest instructor at SMU periodically over the past 20 years, Christensen has been a long-term adjunct faculty member at Purchase College SUNY for costume design.

At Meadows, Christensen teaches first year and advanced courses in Costume Design, Costume History and Textiles.

Tracy Christensen