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Darrin Pufall Purdy
Office: Morrison Center, Theatre Arts Office room 106A


Associate Professor (MFA, University of Florida)

Darrin is an Associate Professor of Theatre Arts, Costume Design at Boise State University and the Director of Theatre.  Holding an MFA in costume design and technology from the University of Florida in Gainesville and a BFA in musical theatre performance from Rockford University in Illinois, Darrin comes to Boise State from a position as professor of theatre and costume designer for Reed College in Portland, Oregon. He has worked for many notable companies across the United States including: The Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Artist Reparatory Theatre (Portland, Oregon), Mock’s Crest Productions through the University of Portland and The Forestburgh Playhouse (Forestburgh, New York).  Additionally Darrin’s work has been part of touring productions to Brazil and Russia. Darrin’s design work has been recognized with a Portland Drammy Award for A Little Night Music (2009), in addition to two Portland Area Musical Theatre Awards for his designs of The Pirates of Penzance (2008) and A Little Night Music (2009). His interests include all aspects of costume design and technology, drawing and rendering, millinery, costume crafts, painting, dying, sculpting and makeup design.  For More information please visit: