Cynthia J. Winstead


Theatre and Dance
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Theatre and Dance
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • BFA, 1983, Western Kentucky University
  • MFA, 1986, University of Virginia


  • Introduction to the Dramatic Arts (honors and regular)
  • Script Analysis
  • Introduction to Technical Theatre
  • Makeup I
  • Costume Construction I
  • Drawing and Rendering for the Theatre (independent study)
  • BFA Review
  • BFA Project
  • Advanced Makeup
  • Design Seminar
  • Research and Design Concept Development
  • Costume Construction II
  • History of Costume and Décor I
  • History of Costume and Décor II
  • Costume Design II
  • The Design Process
  • Graduate Topics- Costume Construction Techniques

Research and professional interests

  • Architecture and interior design history
  • Theatrical design

Awards and honors

Costume design:

  • R.A.T Productions- New York, NY
  • St. Louis Repertory, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Tent Theatre, Springfield, Mo.
  • Heritage Repertory Theatre, Charlottesville, Va.

Costume construction:

  • Glimmerglass Opera
  • New York City Opera
  • Santa Fe Opera
  • St. Louis Opera
  • St. Louis Repertory Theatre
  • St. Louis Shakespeare Festival