Mica M. Harrison Loosemore

Director of Recruitment & Enrollment

Mica M. Harrison Loosemore serves as the inaugural Director of Recruitment and Enrollment for Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama. A dedicated artist, administrator, and advocate for diversity in arts and education, Mica is primarily responsible for prospective student relationships and the recruitment and admission cycles for both the graduate and undergraduate programs at the School of Drama. She hopes to demystify the theater admission process making it accessible to all. Mica has previously spoken at Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling, My College Audition, the Liaison User Conference, the National Association for College Admission Counseling, and the Musical Theatre Educator’s Alliance.

Mica has worked with Parallel 45 Theatre, the Traverse City Dance Project, Interlochen Shakespeare Festival, IU Summer Theatre (previously Indiana University Festival Theatre), and Cardinal Stage Company. She worked as Costume Director on Treefort Collective’s film Thaw of the Dead, which won Best Feature Film and Best Feature Screenplay at the 2017 Terror Film Festival. Mica has exhibited at Crooked Tree Arts Center and Higher Art Gallery in Michigan, SOFA Gallery and The Lodge in Indiana, and Kurn Hattin Homes for Children in Vermont. Commissions include a permanent exhibition at Farm Bloomington and costumes for Winged Messenger with Martha Councell-Vargas at Western Michigan University School of Music.

Prior to coming to Carnegie Mellon, Mica served for seven years at Interlochen Center for the Arts holding positions in Academy Residence Life, the Office of Admission, and the Costume Department. Mica continues to design for Parallel 45 Theatre and maintains a professional art practice. Mica holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fiber Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Indiana University, where she graduated with honors. She studied under Rowland Ricketts and Megan Abajian and is the great-granddaughter of Boston sculptor Frederick Warren Allen. Mica belongs to Beyond Artists, a coalition of artists that donates a percentage of their project fees to organizations they care about. She supports Kurn Hattin Homes for Children through her projects.