Lindsey Rae is a Costume Design MFA graduate from the University Texas at Austin’s Live Design program. While at UT, she had the opportunity to design costumes for the main stage productions Marcus; Or the Secret of Sweet, Year of the Tiger, Cohn New Works Festivals’ XOR, and many dance collaborations. She has worked at theaters across the west including The Phoenix Theater Company, Arizona Broadway, the Utah Shakespeare Festival, and the Utah Festival of Opera and Musical Theatre. She also has many years of film experience with her direction and costume design for Stuck at a Stoplight being her latest film project. Lindsey Rae has a love for fashion as well as costume design and has a distinct interest in western wear. Her thesis involved designing and creating a Nudie style western suit for Dan Hardick, the frontman of Austin’s Western swing band FingerPistol. She is currently working at Fort Lonesome, a custom chain stitching studio in Austin.
Lindsey Rae graduated with honors from Northern Arizona University in 2013 with a BA in anthropology. In 2014 she completed a certificate in digital film making from the Sedona Film School and in 2015 enrolled in Mesa Community College's Fashion and Costume Design program. She completed the Pope Apprenticeship at The Phoenix Theater Company during the 2017-2018 season. She completed her Masters of Fine Arts in 2021 from the University of Texas at Austin.