Poua Yang is from Sacramento, California and a second year MFA candidate in Costume Design at UT Knoxville. She previously designed Ctrl+Alt+Delete, and Five Women Wearing the Same Dress at the Clarence Brown Theatre. Prior to attending grad school, she has worked at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre (Little Rock), Music Circus (Sacramento), and Santa Rosa Repertory Theatre (Santa Rosa, CA). She received her undergraduate degree from Sacramento State University. She also has a passion for styling wigs and some of her work has been seen in 39 Steps at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre and The Little Prince at the CBT. She is extremely excited to be working with John Sipes and the talented cast of The Whipping Man.