Michele Belson came to the School of Theatre as a volunteer before joining the staff full-time in 2004. Belson first began costuming with over-the-top Halloween costumes for her two daughters, school plays and ballet companies. Her work is now seen in theatre and sporting events throughout the Tallahassee community and elsewhere. Besides costuming, Michele is a hand weaver and Master Dyer who regularly contributes to various hand weaving publications. She teaches hand weaving, dyeing, patternmaking and construction at Fiber Arts conferences nation-wide.
Michele did her undergraduate work at Kansas University and the Colorado State University.