Therese has taught and created costumes at both Bennington College and North Adams College. She has an extensive professional career including several years as the Costume Shop Manager at the Williamstown Theater Festival, a long run as the Costume Shop Manager at Playwrights Horizons and most recently as the Costume Manager for Blue Man Group Productions. She has worked at the Juilliard School and as an assistant to Sally Ann Parsons at Parsons-Meares, Ltd on Broadway shows. As a costume designer, she has worked with a wide range of directors from Joanne Akalitis to Matthew Broderick, and performers from Marisa Tomei, F. Murray Abraham, Sally Struthers and Gwyneth Paltrow to The Nissin Cup-of-Noodles Godzilla Monster.
BA in Fine Arts (Certified in Arts Education) and an MA in Speech and Theatre (Emphasis on Costume Design).