Theatrical Résumé

Betsy Marks Delaney

PO Box 1393
Greenbelt, MD 20768-1393
301.922.1865 (voice/text) • 413.751.7320 (fax)

PRODUCTION

Greenbelt Arts Center
  • Director/Set Designer: Alice in Wonderland
    At GAC for traditional run; also for the 7th Capital Fringe Festival
  • Set Designer/Scenic Painter: Pippin; Franklin Akers, Director
OutOftheBlackBox Theatre Company Inc.
  • Director/Set Designer/Logo Design/Publications: Young Turg
  • Publications Designer: Socrates: The Musical (A World Premiere, 6th Capital Fringe Festival); Bill Jones, Director
  • Director/Set Designer/Playwright: Busted (A World Premiere, 5th Capital Fringe Festival);
  • Director/Set Designer/Playwright: 365 Days/365 Plays (for the 365 Days/365 Plays Cycle, DC);  with Penny Martin, Co-Director
  • Scenic Designer/Logo Design/Publications/Publicity/Photographer: Catch-22; Bill Jones, Director
  • Logo Design/Producer/Box Office Manager/Scenic Designer: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead; Rionn Kelly, Director
  • Producer/Sound Designer: Murder Takes the Stage; ; Jo Rake, Director
  • Director/Logo Design/Scene Painter/Carpenter/Props: A Company of Wayward Saints
  • Six Characters in Search of an Author; Director/Script Adaptation/Scenic Designer/Editor/Sound Designer/Logo Design/Publications
Washington Revels (Greg Lewis, Executive Director)
  • The Christmas Revels; Roberta Gasbarre, Artistic Director
    • Front of House Manager: French Canadian (2008)
    • Producer: Elizabethan (2007)
  • Community Initiative Projects:
    • Bridges of Song; Lucretia Anderson, Director
    • Benjamin Britten’s Noye’s Fludde; Roberta Gasbarre, Director
    • Festival Day; Cheryl Lane, Director
Tantallon Community Players
  • Scenic Designer: To Kill a Mockingbird; Lauren Bloom, Director
The Rude Mechanicals
  • Scenic Designer: Comedy of Errors; Sean Eustis, Director
  • Design Consultant: Twelfth Night; Kevin Hollenbeck, Director
Conundrum Players
  • Stage Manager: Extremities; Midge Marshall, Director
  • Scenic Designer: Warren; Keith Hershberger, Director
ADMINISTRATION
  • Director of Guest Services: the Puppet Co.; Glen Echo, MD (2014 – Date)
  • Artistic Director: OutOftheBlackBox Theatre Company; Greenbelt, MD (2004 – Date)
  • General Manager: Greenbelt Arts Center; Greenbelt, MD (2009 – 2014)
  • Community Initiative Director: Washington Revels, Washington, DC (2007 – 2009)
  • Information Systems Assistant: Arena Stage; Washington, DC (1991 – 1993)
  • Box Office Assistant: Harlequin Dinner Theatre; Rockville, MD (1990 – 1991)
  • Ticket Operations Assistant: Arena Stage; Washington, DC (1990 – 1991)

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

Graduate Thesis Project; University of Maryland, College Park
  • Costume Designer: Blood Relations
University Theatre
  • Assistant Costume Designer: As Is
  • Wardrobe/Properties: Power: A Vaudeville
  • Seamstress: A Chorus Line
McKenna Productions
  • Scenic Designer: Fefu and Her Friends
  • Carpenter/Scenic Painter: She Stoops to Conquer
  • Properties Mistress: L’il Abner
  • Properties: Cabaret
New Paltz Summer Repertory*
  • Stage Manager: A Thousand Clowns*
  • Carpenter/Electrician: The Philanthropist*
New Paltz Dance Association
  • Assistant Stage Manager/Master Electrician: Student Dance Concert
Contemporary Truffles Productions
  • Assistant Stage Manager: Do What You Will
National Shakespeare Company**
  • Carpenter’s Assistant: Macbeth
*  in Rotating Repertory
** at McKenna Stage

EDUCATION

  • Graduate Coursework, Costume Design; University of Maryland; College Park, MD (September 1987 – December 1987)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Technical Theatre, Design Track; SUNY College at New Paltz; New Paltz, NY (May 1985)

OTHER EXPERIENCE

  • Costume-Con Archivist: Costume-Con.org (1997-2007)
  • Costume Programming Coordinator: Balticon 32 (1999), Balticon 34 (2001)
  • Chair, Costume-Con Fifteen: Sponsored by the Greater Columbia Fantasy Costumers’ Guild, Inc. (a chapter of the International Costumers’ Guild, Inc.)
    Baltimore, MD (February 1993 – May 1997)
  • Exhibits Director, Costume-Con 9: Columbia, MD (1991)
  • Sales Assistant: Minnesota Fabrics, Kensington, MD (August 1990 – December 1990)
  • Sales Assistant: G-Street Fabrics, Rockville, MD (September 1986 – May 1987)
  • Second Assistant Manager: So-Fro Fabrics, Rochester, NY (April 1986 – August 1986)

HONORS & ASSISTANTSHIPS

  • Graduate Assistant, University Theatre Costume Shop: University of Maryland College Park (September 1987 – December 1987)
  • Member, Alpha Psi Omega, National Theatre Honors Fraternity (Inducted: Spring 1984)
  • Corresponding Secretary, New Paltz Players, Student Organization (1984 – 1985)