Margaret Koerber is a passionate and talented artist who loves to collaborate and make costumes an integral part of the storytelling of theatre. As the costume shop supervisor at Northeastern, she works with designers and students to create all of the different costumes for each department production. In addition to her work in the costume shop, she teaches the course Fashion Construction and Pattern Making, as part of the Global Fashion Studies minor.
Margaret has worked at award-winning opera and theater companies throughout New England, including the Long Wharf Theatre and the Glimmerglass Festival. She has worked as a freelance costume crafts artisan and had the pleasure of producing costumes for Broadway productions including Hamilton and 1984. This past summer she was a Draper at the Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, MA and produced costumes for West Side Story, The Chinese Lady, Typhoid Mary, and The Royal Family of Broadway.
Margaret received her B.A. from Bates College and her M.F.A. in Costume Production and Design at Boston University. A portfolio of her work can be found at margaretkoerber.squarespace.com.