Featured Artist for June, 2011
Sally L. Converse-Doucette
Sally debuted with the Purple Rose team as a costume designer for Bleeding Red in the spring of 2009. Since then, she has designed costumes for Escanaba, Our Town, Best of Friends and now, Consider the Oyster. She has also worked in costumes for such distinguished organizations as Santa Fe Opera, NYC’s Costume Collection and England’s Royal Shakespeare Company. In addition to costume design, Sally has designed sets for Tipping Point Theatre, The Encore Musical Theatre, Williamston Theatre, Ann Arbor Comic Opera Guild, Eastern Michigan University, and President Bill Clinton’s EMU Commencement Speech, among others. Recently, Sally returned to school to work on a master’s degree in dietetics and nutrition. In her spare time, she writes and photographs for books, magazines and web publications. Working with the Purple Rose team has been rewarding and a pleasure.