Assistant Professor of Theatre and Costume Design
Originally from western New York, Abby holds a Bachelor of Art degree in Theatre and Television Arts from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Ind. Upon completion of her undergraduate work, Abby earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Costume Design and Technology from Illinois State University in Normal, Ill.
Abby taught costume design at Francis Marion University in Florence, S.C. for several years before moving to Hattiesburg, Miss. While there, she did freelance costume designing for local companies, and she also taught as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Abby is excited to join the faculty at Young Harris College, and is enjoying the mountain scenery of north Georgia. She currently lives right in Young Harris with her husband, Kendall, and son, Corin. The rest of the family is completed by a large happy dog and two large lazy cats.