Melanie Boeman, Costume Shop Manager-Kleist Center for Art and Drama, joined the theatre department at Baldwin Wallace University in August, 2008. She most recently worked at Great Lakes Theater as Assistant Costume Shop Supervisor, and at their sister theater, the Idaho Shakespeare Festival as First Hand. Melanie has been associated with a number of Greater Cleveland theaters including the Cleveland Play House, Cleveland Public Theater and Cain Park. Her design credits include The Marriage of Figaro, Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music, The Triumph of Love, CPH-CWRU MFA program, and Matt & Ben, Cleveland Public Theater. For the past three seasons, Melanie designed costumes for GLT's Outreach Tour productions, Seeing Red, Before the Storm, and The Dark Lady of the Sonnets. She received her Bachelour of Arts, cum Laude, from Cleveland State University.