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Karen Kangas-Preston

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Karen Kangas-Preston , Senior Academic Specialist, instructor of costume design and technology, and Head of Design at Michigan State University,  received her BFA in costume design and technology from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and her MFA in costume design from Illinois State University.

Her designs have been seen around Michigan at Williamston Theatre (selected: 900 Miles to International Falls, Silent Sky, Our Lady of Poison, Decade Dance, and the Greater Tuna series), Meadow Brook Theatre (Fancy a Country Jukebox Musical, The Marvelous Wonderettes, Stick Fly, and Mom’s Gift), Summer Circle Theatre (Fallen Angels, Mr. Burns a Post-Electric Play, and The Drunken City), and MSU’s Department of Theatre (UrineTown, Oklahoma!, Cyrano De Bergerac, and Stage Door).

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