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Kehler Welland


Full-Time Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences: Theatre


Phone: 937-229-3852


Kehler Welland is a costumer and lecturer for the Theatre, Dance and Performance Technology Program. Originally from Ohio, she received a Bachelor of Arts from Denison University in 2008 and Master of Fine Arts in Costume Design from University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2011.

Kehler previously taught Costume Design in the UNLV Dance Department. She was the resident costume designer for Fort Peck Summer Theatre in Montana for three years. She was the resident costume designer for the British National Theatre of America and a costume technician for The Beatles' LOVE by Cirque du Soleil for five years. She continues to design regularly for community and professional productions and her design work has been seen in several venues on and off the Las Vegas Strip. She is an active member of USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology) and CSA (Costume Society of America).

Faculty Perspective

"My goal for my students is for them to be able to speak intelligently about their work. I find when students can articulate their ideas, it can lead to more creativity and better problem solving."