Faculty & Staff

Elizabeth Hope Clancy
Lecturer, Costume Design
Degrees & Accomplishments
MFA in Design, The Yale School of Drama
BA in Theatre, The College of William & Mary

Elizabeth Hope Clancy’s Broadway costume design credits include A Christmas Story: The Musical, Passing Strange, Edward Albee’s The Goat, and Arthur Miller’s The Ride Down Mt. Morgan. International work includes The Glass Menagerie at Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre, Death of a Salesman for Dublin’s Gate Theatre, and A Few Good Men on London’s West End. Other credits include Measure for Measure (NYSF), The Lady from Dubuque (Signature Theatre), Hamlet (TFANA), Tony Kushner’s A Dybbuk, and Suzan-Lori Parks’ In The Blood (Public Theater), Kathleen Tolan’s The Wax and Memory House (Playwrights Horizons), and Waiting for Godot, Endgame, and The Entertainer (CSC.) Clancy’s work has been seen at leading regional theaters, as well as on opera, dance, and concert stages. In addition to her MGSA class “Clothing and Culture,” she teaches costume design for film at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She recently returned to school for her MA in art history at the Institute of Fine Arts at NYU, where her thesis on the bodies and dress of Sumerian votive sculpture was accepted with distinction. Recent museum work includes gallery talks for “Claude Gillot: Satire in the Age of Reason” and exhibition label writing for “She Who Wrote: Enheduanna and Women of Mesopotamia” (Morgan Museum) and “A Splendid Land: Paintings from Royal Udaipur” (National Asian Art Museum.)