About Dottie Marshall Englis
Dottie has been associated with Repertory Theatre St. Louis since 1979. A member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829, she has designed more than 30 shows for The Rep including Oslo, Alabama Story, The Humans, The Marvelous Wonderettes, Hamlet, A Christmas Carol, All the Way, Disgraced, The Winslow Boy, The Mousetrap, Red, In the Next Room, (or The Vibrator Play); Macbeth, The Fantasticks, A Christmas Story, Amadeus, Saint Joan, Kiss Me, Kate, All the Great Books (with the Reduced Shakespeare Company), The Taming of the Shrew, The Three Musketeers, The Life of Galileo, and Candide. In addition, she designed scenery and costumes for many of The Rep’s Imaginary Theatre Company touring productions.
At Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, Dottie was the costume designer for two productions of Romeo & Juliet, A Winter’s Tale, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Antony & Cleopatra, The Henry Project: Henry IV and V, Twelfth Night, Hamlet, and Julius Caesar. For Illinois Shakespeare Festival, she designed costumes for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Othello, Merchant of Venice, Henry VIII, Henry V, Titus Andronicus, and The Rivals.
Dottie also has designed The Secret Garden, My Fair Lady, Meet Me in St. Louis, Music Man, High Society, She Loves Me, Carousel, Camelot, Man of La Mancha, and A Little Night Music for STAGES St. Louis.
Dottie has received multiple St. Louis Critics Circle and Kevin Kline Awards for her designs and is also a recipient of the Learning Happens Everywhere Student Affairs Award, the William T. Kemper Excellence in Teaching Award, and the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dottie was previously president of the Webster University Faculty Senate and also served as the director of Webster University’s campus in London, UK.
BA, Tufts University, 1974; MFA, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1977. At Webster since 1979.
Dottie Marshall Englis, designer, is Chair of the Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University, where she is a full professor.