David Bentley Boice

B.A. (Guelph), M.A. (Illinois)

Professor Emeritus

Professor Boice is a costume historian, designer and cutter, and a collector of period costumes. He developed the curriculum for the study of costume in York’s Theatre Department, and established the costume archive used in Theatre @ York productions. His professional credits include costume design for the National Ballet of Canada, Stratford Festival and the Toronto production of Phantom of the Opera. He is currently working on a book: The Cut and Construction of Women’s Costume for the Stage ca 1500-1790.