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JANICE RABIAN is a costume designer with a passion for telling stories of any kind. She seeks to present classic and contemporary stories through a lens that relates to modern audiences.  She has worked in Washington DC, Philadelphia, and Dallas. She is passionate about literature, art, photography, and the perfect raspberry pie.


Janice will graduate this May with an MFA Costume Design from the Meadows School of the Arts at SMU. She is currently designing the sets and costumes for a dance piece that will premiere this fall at SMU. 

This summer she was a recipient of SMU's Maguire Public Service Fellowship. She conducted research on the effects of COVID-19 on the American Regional Theatre Industry and interviewed 30+ theatres on the topic. She will present her findings at SMU's Fall Research Symposium.

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