La Beene is an Assistant Professor of costume design in Theatre Department at Utah Valley University. She has also taught at BYU, the U of U and before returning to Utah she taught at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. La holds an MFA in Costume Design and Technology from Brigham Young University. She teaches costume history, stage makeup, costume design & construction courses, and the occasional theatre history and dramaturgy course. In addition to teaching, La freelance designs and has worked with theatres across the United States. To see more of her work please visit labeene.com.