About Jerrilyn Lanier-Duckworth

Jerrilyn Lanier- Duckworth is thrilled to be costume designing for IU this fall. Jerrilyn has her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre from The University of Southern Mississippi. She also holds a Master of Fine Arts in Costume Design and Production from The University of Alabama. Roll Tide!

Jerrilyn has designed costumes for the Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival, Millbrook Playhouse, and done independent film work on the Gulf Coast. She also does freelance wig work and has worked in the wig department at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. 

Jerrilyn also continues to do her Bridging the Gap work. She travels to different universities to give seminars about hair & makeup issues that plague BIPOC students and performers in the theatre industry.

Recent Credits


IU Theatre — Costume Designer

The Well of Horniness

IU Theatre — Costume Designer