Laurie Churba Kohn

|Associate Professor
Academic Appointments
  • Associate Professor of Theater

  • Costume Design

Laurie worked extensively in NYC as a costume designer in theatre, television and film for 15 years and is currently the faculty costume designer/professor at Dartmouth College. Her costume designs have been seen in over 100 stage productions - from Broadway to regional. Laurie was on the design team at "Saturday Night Live" for 11 seasons where she designed costumes for commercial parodies, short films and celebrity photo shoots as well as live skits. She has also been a designer for various independent and feature films shot in and around New York. Broadway: The Price; Regional theatres: Huntington Theater, Old Globe, Williamstown Theater Festival, Berkshire Theater Festival, Arena Stage, Northern Stage, Syracuse Stage, Geva Theater, Westport Country Playhouse, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Goodspeed Opera House, St. Michael's Playhouse, Studio Arena, Ensemble Theater, Barrington Stage Company, Circle Rep and Theaterworks.


Hopkins Center, Room 011A
HB 6204


  • B.A. Bloomsburg University
  • M.F.A. Rutgers University

Selected Publications

  • Costume design for How Shakespeare Won the West by Richard Nelson, directed by Jon Moscone, (2008).

  • Costume design for Death of a Salesman , and A View From the Bridge , both by Arthur Miller, directed by Tim Bond and Daniel Aukin in repertory, (2008).

  • Costume design for LoveCompassion! by Terrence McNally, directed by Anders Cato, (2007).

  • Costume design for Saturday Night Live commercial parodies, (1998-2008).

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Works In Progress

  • Costume design for Stop Kiss by Diana Son, directed by Jamie Horton in the Moore Theatre at Dartmouth, (2008)

  • Upcoming costume design for Grapes of Wrath adapted by Frank Galati from the classic John Steinbeck novel, directed by Peter Hackett, (2008)