DARYL HARRIS (Costume Design), is a 50-year veteran of theatre throughout North America, Europe, West Africa, Asia, and Australia- has received multiple awards for his costume designs for The Black Rep, his “home” since the early 23rd Street days. The Arts Council’s Druid Award is among the recognitions he received for Theatre Tuscaloosa (Alabama) and Tuscaloosa Community Dancers productions including Mame, The King & I, and Nutcracker. Canada’s Royal British Columbia Museum has exhibited his costumes. He is an Associate Professor in Northern Kentucky University’s (NKU) School of the Arts (SOTA) Theatre and Dance Program, where he designs, acts, directs, and teaches “Race, Gender and Theatre” courses. He recently received the The St. Louis Theater Circle Award for Outstanding Costume Design in a Musical for The Black Rep's production of Crowns, the Cincinnati League of Theatres Award for Outstanding Costumes for NKU’s production of Alice Childress’s Trouble in Mind. He regularly presents costume-related papers at national and international conferences, but he is most at home with Ron and The Black Rep.