Cybele Moon is a costume designer and visual artist with a passion for using color, fabric and form to create characters for stage.
As a costumer, she has designed for numerous theater and dance companies as well as universities and colleges in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Austin and New Orleans among other locations. Recent costume crafts artisan work with Director Kim Weild on Soot and Spit has garnered a nomination for costumes as part of the New York Innovative Theater Awards for 2017. In Chicago, her creations were recognized with an After Dark Award, a Jefferson Award Nomination and two Community Arts Assistance Program Grants.
In the role of fiber artist and creative collaborator, Cybele Moon has exhibited her textile installations and small hand-stitched and dyed works of art in Chicago and Los Angeles. She has sold her wearable art in local galleries and on national markets. Her most recent creative artistic collaboration with media artist Erica Larsen-Dockray, A Modern Woman’s Wit, was performed/installed at Wesleyan University in the Davison Art Center during spring of 2018.
Cybele is dedicated to teaching, mentoring, and inspiring students in the arts and has taught at multiple universities, colleges and organizations. Academic appointments include the Department of Theater at Wesleyan University, The School of Theatre and Dance at East Carolina University in North Carolina and Austin Community College. She has been an instructor and/or guest lecturer for the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), University of California at Los Angeles, University of Southern California, California State University San Marcos, and College for Creative Studies. She also has taught young people of all ages through such programs as Upward Bound, The Center for Creative Youth, the CalArts Community Arts Partnerships and the Steppenwolf Crosstown Youth Arts Exchange.
Cybele has recently re-located to Philadelphia and is very much looking forward to exploring the creative community and all it has to offer.
Access her CV here Cybele Moon Costume Designer CV 2018