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Ellen M. Dixon

Costume Shop Manager and Designer

Ellen Dixon is in her seventh year as costume shop supervisor for Augustana College Theatre.  She also designs and constructs costumes for Opera @ Augustana, and Genesius Guild Theatre during the summer.  This is her 20th season with them.  

Her designs also have been featured at St. Ambrose University and Ballet Quad Cities. Prior to returning to the Quad Cities, Dixon was based in Ocean Springs, Miss.,  where she was in charge of wardrobe management and uniform development for the Biloxi Belle Casino, and Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi, and Harrah's Casino, New Orleans.  

She also has worked as a consultant for Harrah's Entertainment, developing costumes for their Memphis in May competition, Environmental Entertainers, and Mardi Gras Krewes.  

Her favorite costume period is circa 1450-1590