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Joseph Anderson

Specialty area(s)

Chair, Costume & Makeup Designer

CLS Fellow

Brief biography

Joe has taught at UWL since the fall of 1991 and served as the Chair of the dept. since 2010. He has designed costumes and makeup for over 140 university productions. He has designed for various theatres, dance companies, television and film. His work has taken him as far away as Cairo, Egypt.

Current courses at UWL

Costume Design/History, Stage Makeup, Rendering for the Theatre, Costume Crafts, Foundations in Theatrical Production and Theatre Appreciation.


B.S. Theatre Arts - Minnesota State University at Mankato 1986
MFA - Sceneography: Emphasis in Costume/Makeup Design - University of Minnesota 1991