Name: Dennis Wright

    Title: Assistant Professor

    Email: dmwright@byu.edu

    Division: Design/Tech

    Office Hours: F-354 HFAC, Wednesdays 1pm – 2pm & Thursdays 10am – 11am

    Phone: 2-7168

    BA, Brigham Young University 1992
    MFA, Boston University 1998.

    Dennis Wright holds a Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Clothing & Textiles with a minor in Theatre Arts. He also holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Boston University in Theatrical Costume Design. Dennis has worked extensively in both retail and entertainment industries. He worked as a manager and visual merchandiser for J. Riggings Menswear and Michael’s Craft Stores. Dennis has designed costumes for productions at Pioneer Theater Company, Jackson Hole Playhouse, American Reparatory Theatre, The Barn Theater, The Scera Shell, and Signature Productions.

    Dennis spent 10 years as a costumer, costume designer, and project manager with Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. While there he designed character costumes, attraction uniforms, and contributed to multiple live stage productions. He also managed uniform production for several large-scale Disney resorts.

    Dennis worked for Sanford-Brown College (formerly IADT) for 11 years, starting as an adjunct instructor at the Orlando campus in 2005. After becoming a full time instructor he moved to the Las Vegas campus in 2009. He became Department Chair in 2013 overseeing programs in Fashion Design & Merchandising, Game Production, and Graphic Design. In 2014, Dennis was awarded Career Education Corporation’s Educator of the Year.

    Courses Taught
    TMA 362 – Costume Design
    TMA 462 – History of Costume
    TMA 468R – Specialty Costume
    TMA 479R – Advanced Design
    TMA 489R – Design for Production
    TMA 369R Design Practicum
    TMA 379R Design Studio
    TMA 460 Portfolio

    Curriculum Vitae: Dennis Wright