“I’m in a committed relationship with my heels,” Erin Hiemstra says, with a laugh. “Though I’m tall, I’m a high-heel gal all the way—booties especially are my weakness.”

NAME: Melanie Burgess
OCCUPATION: Costume designer
ON CAREER PATHS: “Sometimes I think I was trying to find acting and costume design found me.”
FAVORITE GIG SO FAR: Jesus Christ Superstar at the Village Theatre