North Central College has appointed five new tenure-track faculty members for the 2013-2014 academic year, which begins Sept. 16. Among those new faculty are Assistant Professor of Theatre Elizabeth “Lizzie” Bracken.
Bracken has taught scenic design and scenic painting in university settings and worked with architecture firms in England and New York. In theater settings, she’s worked in scenic design and costume design with Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company, The Hypocrites, The Neo-Futurists, Theatre Seven and more. She holds a B.Arch. (bachelor of architecture) from the University of Notre Dame and an M.F.A. in theatrical design from the University of Texas at Austin.