Naomi Arnst started at Santa Clara University in the 80's. She strengthened her love for theater as an undergrad. She moved on to working in the fashion industry in Hawaii. Since then she has Managed the Costume department at Univ of Ca, Santa Cruz and Shakespeare Santa Cruz, and most recently California Shakespeare Theater. Since 2016 Naomi has been working as an adjunct Lecturer as a Costume Designer here at SCU.
Naomi is excited to be at SCU full time as the costume shop Manager. She loves costuming because she loves the art of telling a good story. She also loves a beautiful dress, a strong uniform, the exploration of far off lands, a good relationship and time that is long past. Naomi's career is based on the creative process of making beautiful and fabulous garments and putting together great shows that make her smile.