Jenny McNee

Senior Costume Designer

Jenny McNee joined the ASC as its Resident Designer in 2002 after studying in Richmond, Charlottesville, and Edinburgh, Scotland. She has designed and built over 60 shows (48 resident and touring shows and 28 holiday season shows) for the American Shakespeare Center, including Equivocation (with Tory Depew); Sense and Sensibility; Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!); Henry VI, Part 3; and Peter and the Starcatcher in the 2017/18 Artistic Year.

Other design work: Our American Ann Sisters, Performer’s Exchange Project (‘09); The Winter’s Tale, Mary Baldwin University’s MFA company Turning Glass Shakespeare (‘15); Much Ado about Nothing, Mary Baldwin University’s Shakespeare and Performance (‘15); 1681 Nahum Tate’s The History of King Lear, The Hidden Room Theatre (‘15); Macbeth, Mary Baldwin University’s Shakespeare and Performance (‘16); Big Love, Randolph College (‘17); Dr. Paul Menzer’s new play, Robin Hood is Dead (’17).

Upcoming: Richard III (’18), Hidden Room Theatre/Ransom Center

Awards: Winner of the 2015-2016 Austin Critics’ Table Best Costume Design and the 2015-2016 B. Ida Payne for Outstanding Costume Design.