Pamela Shaw

Associate Professor, Director of Costume and Make-up

Costume Technology, Costume Design, Theatre Make-up, Theatre Appreciation


Pamela Shaw

About Pamela 

Pamela Shaw is a designer and instructor of Costume and Make-up in the Theatre Arts Department. Professionally Pamela has worked in theatre, film and television. She was the Assistant Costume Designer for The Artist, the 2011 Academy Award winner: Best Picture & Best Costume Design, designer Mark Bridges. Her other credits include Becky's New CarPresent LaughterA Midsummer Night’s DreamAugust: Osage CountyAvenue QThrough the Fire (SBCC), Ghosts, Lion In WinterCrime & Punishment (Ensemble Theatre Company), Home Siege Home (Ghost Road Ensemble at Inside the Ford), DoubtLonesome TravelerSteel Magnolias, (The Rubicon Theatre), The Elephant Man,Children’s HourThe Rocky Horror Show, Lope de Vega’s Lo vingido ferdadero(Loyola Marymount University), Camping with Henry and Tom (McCoy Rigby Entertainment), and the annual Holiday Parade for Universal Studios Theme Park. She is co-author of the definitive costume resource guide, Shopping LA: The Insiders’ Sourcebook for Film & Fashion, 3rd edition. Ms. Shaw served two terms as Vice President of the Costume Designers Guild, Local 892 and is currently a Trustee for the Western Region Board of United Scenic Artists, Local 829.


M.A., Theatre, California State University, Fresno
B.A., Theatre, California State University, Fresno
A.A., College of the Sequoias 

Courses Taught:

TA 103: Theatre Appreciation
TA 131: Costume Technology
TA 134: Costume Design
TA 136: Theatre Makeup Techniques
TA 157A: Intermediate Theatrical Make-up Techniques

Recent Work: