Ruth Palmerlee

Phone: 530-898-5012
Building: PAC, Room 259
Department Position: Assistant Costume Shop Supervisor

Ruth PalmerleeRuth is the Assistant Costume Shop Supervisor. As a half-time staff member, Ruth works closely with the Costume Shop Supervisor on all phases of costume construction and as a support to the faculty designers, student designers, and shop assistants.

Ruth has an MFA in theatre from the University of Oregon in costume design and directing, was a performing arts faculty member at The Evergreen State College, a high school drama teacher and director, and has designed and directed numerous theatre productions over the past 25 years.

Ruth has returned to CSU, Chico to work in the costume shop where she was an undergraduate work-study student in the 70's. In her other life, Ruth and her husband Pete direct and operate a children's summer camp on their ranch in the Sierra foothills.

She is excited to be a part of the theatre department, and to have the opportunity to collaborate with a wide array of faculty, staff, and students.