Robin Burton Ankerich is currently working as a draper in the dance program costume shop at UNC School of the Arts. Previously she worked as a Draper/Adjunct Professor at Montclair State University and the Costume Shop Floor Manager and Draper at the University of Central Florida, in Orlando. Robin served as a draper for PlayMakers Repertory Company productions such as Tartuffe, Sense and Sensibility, Intimate Apparel, My Fair Lady, Sweeney Todd, The Crucible, and The May Queen. Previously, she worked professionally with the Utah Shakespeare Festival, Lexington Children’s Theatre, and the Virginia Shakespeare Festival in different areas of costume construction ranging from: draper, first hand, stitcher, and crafts artisan. While earning her BFA in Theatre Design and Technology with a focus in Costume Construction from Columbus State University, Robin served as the costume shop assistant. During her final semester she also worked as an assistant at Exclusive Tailoring & Alterations learning fashion tailoring and alteration techniques. Robin has a special interest in costumes for ballet as her transition into costume production was through altering and creating costume for the Georgia Youth Ballet.