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Jane Pivovarnik

Jane Pivovarnik, Assistant Professor Practice, Costume Design

Jane Pivovarnik is the costume shop manager for SIU’s Theater Program.

Originally from Springfield, IL, Jane was previously the assistant costume shop manager at PCPA. She has also worked as a draper for Portland Opera, Portland Center Stage, Northwest Children’s Theater, Western Oregon University, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Mcleod Summer Playhouse. She has also worked on costumes for Glimmerglass Opera and Signature Theater, DC. She has designed costumes for PCPA and Allan Hancock Community College. She has a BS in Fashion Design and Merchandising and an MFA in Costume Design from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

 Jane Pivovarnik
Phone: 618-453-7592
Office: Comm 0024


BS Fashion Design and Merchandising, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
MFA Theater – Costume Design, Southern Illinois University Carbondale


Beginning Stagecraft: Costumes; Patterning and Draping for Theater

Research and Creative Interests

Costume Construction, Textiles and Fibers, Costume History