Marina Pareja (Assistant Professor Costume Designer -Costume Shop Head -Director), born in the city of Lima, capital of Peru. She completed her BFA in Costume Design for theatre at Florida International University in 1998 and later her MFA in Theatre Production at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, Scotland. Marina has worked in theatrical costumes for 20 years. She joined the FIU family in 2006 as Costume Design Instructor and Head of the Costume Shop. She teaches costume design and construction classes as well as designs and builds the costumes for the FIU Theatre department’s productions.   Marina has also acted as Production Manager and Associate Artistic Director for the Alternative Theatre Summer Festival, since its creation in 2006. With ATF, Marina has directed a variety of shows that include musicals, edgy comedies, and Plays in Spanish. In the community, she has worked with different production companies like Orchestra Miami, What if Works and Juggerknot Theatre.

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