Lilly is the Costume Shop Manager for the Department of Theatre Arts. She teaches primarily in the BFA Theatrical Production and Design Program, classes in Costume Construction and Advanced Costume Construction. She is responsible for running and maintaining the costume shop and supervises construction on costumes for department productions.
Lilly has worked as a Costume Shop Manager and Cutter/Draper for over 30 years. Some of the companies she has worked with include The Hangar Theatre, Cortland Repertory Theatre, The Merry-Go-Round Theatre, and Pennsylvania Stage. In addition, she worked in NYC as a freelance Draper and as a Shopper for Eaves-Brookes Costume Company.
An active volunteer in the Ithaca community, Lilly has been a member of the Fine Arts Booster Group serving the Ithaca City School District, and a member of the Board of Directors for Running to Places Theatre Co. Lilly did her undergraduate work at Buffalo State College, her graduate work at Purdue University, and interned at The Juilliard School.