Costumers 2016-12-06T18:40:02+00:00

NANCY JO COOK has been creating costumes for Children’s Dance Theatre and the Virginia Tanner Creative Dance Program since 1984. As her five daughters grew up in the studio, she devoted her time and talents to the creation of costumes.

CYNTHIA TURNER designs costumes for Tanner Dance and Children’s Dance Theatre performances. She has been involved at the studio for more than 40 years, sharing her skills and talent through teaching and costume design.

WENDY S. TURNER is a costumer for the University of Utah Children’s Dance Theatre and Virginia Tanner Creative Dance Program. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Theater Arts, a Master’s degree in Dance Education/ teaching higher education-administration, and Professional Certification from the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance. Wendy has danced professionally, taught at Southern Utah University, Dixie State College, and in children’s programs both in New York and Utah. Her involvement and creative development with costumes began with her mother, designer Cynthia Turner, and has always been incorporated in every aspect of her career.