Meghan E. Healey
Professor Drama, Theater and Dance, Queens College
Drama, Theatre and Dance Professor Meghan Healey is a sought-after costume and scenic designer for productions in New York and nationwide. One of her recent projects, Subterraneo: A Cruel Puppet’s Guide to Underground Living, which was featured in the New York Times, uses puppets to translate Dante’s Inferno to the New York City subways. Healey enlisted Queens College students to help collect some of the subway stories she uses. Teaching is as important to Healey as her other professional endeavors. Recent work includes Costume Design for THE UNREQUITED by Lynn Manning and Making Paradise: The West Hollywood Musical! (Cornerstone Theater, LA), Drawn and Quartered (INTAR, NYC), and Costumes and Scenery for Starry Messenger (TFNC, NYC). She was the associate Costume coordinator for the 2011-12SHREK! National Tour. She has designed scenery and costumes for more than 75 world premiere productions around the United States and Latin America. Ms. Healey was the recipient of both the 2007 ACE and HOLA awards for Best Costume Design (Zanahorias, Duke Theater, NYC). She is the founder of cruel puppet collective, which is currently creating a new work fusing the true stories of NYC subway commuters with Dante’s Inferno. Ms. Healey received her BA from Emory University with Honors in Political Science and Theater Studies. She holds and MFA in Design for Stage and Film from NYU’s Tisch School.