Jade Bettin is an adjunct assistant professor in UNC’s Department of Dramatic Art. In addition to teaching classes focused on the design and production of costumes, she works extensively as a designer and draper for PlayMakers Repertory Company. Recent shows at PlayMakers include Mary’s Wedding, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest, Metamorphoses, Seminar and Clybourne Park. She has also served as the designer for Durham-based Haymaker performance company. Her regional work includes costume design for The Parchman Hour at Cape Fear Regional Theatre and draping for the Carolina Ballet. Last summer, Jade worked as a wardrobe technician on Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson ONE in Las Vegas. Jade is a graduate of the MFA Costume Production Program at UNC-Chapel Hill and has a BA in Theatre Design and Production from the University of Northern Iowa.