MICHAEL ALAN STEIN is an accomplished and noted costume designer. His professional journey began at Parsons School of Design and The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, where he studied Clothing Design. In a career spanning more than two decades, Michael’s work has graced many of the nation’s premiere stages, including: The Guthrie Theatre, Goodman Theatre, and The Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts. Mr. Stein is known for his striking silhouettes and vibrant use of color. Due to his versatility, his design skills seamlessly span across theatre, film, and television. Michael has been commissioned to design projects ranging from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, to uniform design for Lettuce Entertain You Restaurant Group. Michael brands every project with his distinct sensibility and signature design aesthetic. He is on the advisory board for the School of Fine Arts at Dominican University. He is the recipient of many awards and honors including, a Fellowship from The National Endowment for The Arts and a Joseph Jefferson Citation for outstanding achievement in costume design. After many years at the forefront of costume design, he continues to express his creativity as Chief Designer of his eponymous clothing line the Michael Alan Stein Collection.