Theatre and Dance


Rebel Mickelson

Assistant Professor of Theatre - Head of Costume Design
Office: 102A Browne
Phone: (309) 298-2904

Rebel Mickelson is the Costume Shop Manager/Faculty Assistant for the department of Theatre and Dance. She received her MFA in Theater with an emphasis in Costume Design from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

Before coming to WIU, she worked as the costume shop manager for Youngstown State University. Professionally, Rebel has worked as a resident costume designer, costume assistant, costume shop manager, tailor, draper, first hand, puppet creator, and rental coordinator. She worked for the Cumberland County Playhouse, Little Theatre on the Square, Glimmerglass Opera, McCloud Summer Playhouse, and toured with the Moscow ballet, to name a few.