Theatre Department

Beverly Norcross

Assistant Professor of Theatre

Campus Box 43, BDA 318A
Voice: (615)494-8691
Fax: (615)898-5826

Beverly Gore Norcross is an Assistant Professor in the Theatre Arts program. She received her B.A. from California State University, Long Beach in Technical Theatre with a minor in Dance. Her M.F.A. is from California State University, Fullerton in Costume Design with a minor in Lighting Design. Ms. Norcross is a member of the Theatrical and Motion Picture Costumers unions in Los Angeles. While freelancing in L.A. she was privileged to work with a wide variety of people including: Dick Clark, Angela Lansbury, Burt Reynolds, Carol Burnett, CBS, the companies of Cats, Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Secret Garden, the L.A. Opera and the Academy Awards. She traveled with the Evita and Dreamgirls national tours throughout the United States and Canada. Ms. Norcross has won a Daytime Emmy certificate, an American College Theatre award and an Elly award for regional theatre costume design. Recently, Ms. Norcross revised the 10th edition of Richard Corson's Stage Makeup text and created a companion workbook. She will be included in the 2011 edition of Who's Who In America. Her teaching posts have included: California State University, Fullerton, Illinois Wesleyan University, Purdue University, American River College, San Joaquin Delta College, and Cosumnes River College.