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Triffin Morris is the Milly S. Barranger Professor of the Practice in Costume Production in the department of dramatic art. (photo by Catie Dull/UNC-Chapel Hill)
Triffin Morris is the Milly S. Barranger Professor of the Practice in Costume Production in the department of dramatic art. (photo by Catie Dull/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Triffin Morris has more than 20 years of experience costuming Broadway stars in some of the most well-known plays and musicals, including Wicked, Shrek, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Now she’s bringing her expertise to Carolina as a professor in the College of Arts & Sciences and as head of costume production at PlayMaker’s Repertory Company. An expert in quick-change and other trick costumes, she teaches Carolina students how to make costume-change magic on stage.

In this episode of Well Said, Morris discusses how she’s sharing her talents with students and lets us in on a few of the costuming tricks she uses every day.

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This week’s episode includes music from Scott Holmes (“Cat and Mouse”).

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