After graduating from Dartmouth College in 2004, Katherine Stebbins spent a year interning with Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC and a year freelancing as a Costume Designer in New York City. Katherine received her MFA in Costume Design from Carnegie Mellon University in 2009. From 2009-2011, she designed costumes in Chicago, working with theatre companies such as American Theater Company, Collaboraction, and Chicago Shakespeare Theater. She taught students and designed costumes for the National High School Institute Cherubs program at Northwestern University in the summer of 2010. A job change in her partner's career suddenly relocated her from Chicago to Boston in 2011.