Kyla Kazuschyk | Breakout Session
Kyla will be joined by Camilla Morrison for a session called "Creating Spaces! The Power and Possibility of Devised Theatre"
Kyla Kazuschyk holds a BA in Theatre from the University of Central Florida and a MFA in Costume Technology from Ohio University. She has created costumes for the Santa Fe Opera, the Washington National Opera, the Florida Grand Opera, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, and for the past 6 years, the Texas Shakespeare Festival. Kyla currently teaches costume technology courses and manages the costume shop at Louisiana State University. Previously, she spent 7 years teaching, designing, and serving as the Costume Workroom Supervisor at the University of Central Florida.
Professional costume design credits include The Book Club Play, Disgraced, and The Mountaintop at Louisiana's Swine Palace Theatre. Passionate about the possibilities of devised theatre, Kyla designed and created costumes for Savage/Love, a work of physical theatre performed at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and Love and Information, a semi-devised piece performed at Louisiana State University. Kyla's research on the rewarding chaos of devised theatre has been published in the 2017 Theatre Symposium. Kyla enjoys creating costumes for competitive dance troupes and uniforms for the dance teams of professional basketball teams of the Orlando Magic and the Detroit Pistons. She is an active member of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology, and proud to serve as the chair of the Cultural Diversity committee for the South Eastern Theatre Conference.