Jennifer Dasher is a professional Costume Designer and educator. She received her MFA from The University of Arizona and BFA from Texas Christian University. Previously, she has taught at North Carolina State University and Meredith College. Jennifer was also selected to be a Guest Artist at The University at Buffalo and The National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts in Beijing, China.
Jennifer is the owner of J.Dasher Creative, a creative studio that has produced designs for Cirque du Soleil, Paula Abdul, Glimmerglass Opera, The Washington Ballet, Ford's Theatre, PBS, Ballet X and a selection of Broadway and Off-Broadway works.
Jennifer is a leader in the fusion of technology, the costume, and storytelling; having successfully designed and integrated LED systems into costumes for a number of performances. Her work has been featured at annual United States Theatre Institute Conferences: as a winner of Tech Expo, Invited Exhibitor, and Panelist. In 2019 she was appointed as the assistant to the Vice Commisioner of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community.
As an educator, Jennifer's interest lie in empowering students with the tools to design their future post-graduation.
Courtland Repertory Theatre: Legally Blonde, Costume Designer
Selected Participant in Opera Hack: a coming together of creative minds to solve problems in the musical performance industry with support from Opera America, The San Diego Opera, and Microsoft.