Theater
Contact
Department Chair:
Matthew Wright

Phone: 440 7758152
Fax: 440 7758340

Location:
Warner Center 100
30 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Chris Flaharty

Chris Flaharty

Associate Professor / Costume Designer

Contact Information

E-mail:


Office:
Hall Annex 102
(440) 775-8164

Educational Background

  • B.A., Westminster College, 1974
  • M.A., Bowling Green State University, 1976
  • M.F.A., The Ohio State University, 1983


Chris Flaharty is a resident Costume Designer/Associate Professor of Theater for the Oberlin College Theater and Dance Program and the Opera Theater of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music.

With professional and educational companies he has designed costumes for original dance works and performance pieces, as well as classic and contemporary plays ranging from Shakespeare and Beckett to Molière and Mamet, with representative works as diverse as Tartuffe (for which he was awarded a USITT design citation), The Wiz, Hamlet, Three Sisters, Twelfth Night, Light Up the Sky and Zastrozzi.  He has costumed The Triumph of Love, Into the Woods, On The Verge, Company, The Illusion and Assassins, which he also directed at Oberlin.  His repertory of opera productions includes designs for many masterpieces of the standard canon as well as rarities like Coyote Tales, Alcina, The Turn of the Screw and The Rake's Progress.

Mr. Flaharty teaches Introduction to Design, Costume Design and Music Theater Seminar.