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School of Music, Theatre
and Dance

Varner Hall, Room 207
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)
Academic Office: (248) 370-2030
Box Office: (248) 370-3013
Fax: (248) 370-2041
smtd@oakland.edu

School of Music, Theatre
and Dance

Varner Hall, Room 207
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)
Academic Office: (248) 370-2030
Box Office: (248) 370-3013
Fax: (248) 370-2041
smtd@oakland.edu

Christa Koerner, M.F.A.

A head shot of Christa Koerner.
Costume Shop Supervisor
Lecturer, Theatre
Costume Construction

Contact:  koerner@oakland.edu

As Costume Shop Manager, Christa is responsible for the production and management of costumes for all performances in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance. She also teaches costume construction, costume craft, tailoring, and draping and patterning. She is the resident designer for Oakland Dance Theatre and Take Root Dance Company. Her design credits include Mitch Albom’s Hockey! The Musical and Shakespeare in the Park’s Taming of the Shrew. She has also designed for The Jet Theatre, The Performance Network, Shakespeare in Detroit, Louisiana State University, Wayne State University and Oakland University with the following productions Tommy, Macbeth, A Street Scene, Falstaff, Die Fledermaus, Le Nozze Di Figaro, The Scarlett Pimpernel, God of Carnage, Enter Laughing, 4,000 Miles, The Model Apartment and Good People, to name a few. She also builds professional ballet tutus for The Youth America Grand Prix ballet competition in Chicago, Indianapolis and Pittsburgh. She is a graduate of Michigan Technological University, BS Mathematics; Oakland University, BA Technical Theatre; and Wayne State University, MFA Costume Design.