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Kathleen Egan

Costume Director, Department of Dance Dance - JCA
Kathleen Egan


Lilly Hall, room 80

“Kegan” became the costumer for Butler Ballet in 2010. Since then she has dressed the Butler Ballet in the Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, 

Coppelia, Giselle, Cinderella, Swan Lake and MidWinter Dance Festival.

A Costume Designer and Costumer for the theatre; In Indianapolis, she designed costumes for the Indiana Repertory Theatre,University

 of Indianapolis, H.A.R.T. Theatre’s Shakespeare on the canal and Circle City Children’s Theatre.  In Minneapolis-St. Paul, she designed

 for the Guthrie Lab, University of Minnesota, the Frank Theatre, the Cricket Theatre and others. She has designed Off- Broadway, for the

 Pennsylvania Stage Company, the Hartman Theatre, for colleges and dinner theatre.  She taught at the University of Minnesota, Emporia

 State University and Indiana State University.  She was the Costumer for Williamstown Theatre Festival, Pennsylvania Stage Company and

 managed the costume shop at the Indiana Repertory Theatre from 1998 to 2003.

Kegan has an MFA in Costume and Scene Design from the University of Washington’s School of Drama.

In a unique combination of skills and interests, her business, K.Egan creates custom fabric projects and custom window treatments. Her work 

with Rowland Design Group was featured in Indianapolis Monthly magazine. She sells a line of tote bags made from recycled pet food bags.

An acknowledged “Cat Lady”, she has volunteered to reduce the stray and free roaming cat population through the humane method of trap,

neuter and release (TNR). Using TNR she has sterilized and cares for a colony of cats in her neighborhood. She also fosters for a pet 

adoption rescue that places shelter animals in forever homes.