Dixon joined the Department of Theatre and Dance in 2008 and is Assistant Professor of Costume Design. He came from Georgia College and State University, where he had been an Assistant Professor of Costume Design for three years. His designs are seen in a broad range of styles from Theatre, Dance, Opera, Film and his favorite, new and experimental theatrical works. He is a two-time recipient of the Kennedy Center/ACTF Meritorious Achievement in Costume Design and is a member of USITT and the Costume Society of America. He is a regular participant in state, regional and national conferences and has taught abroad in Greece and England.
Dixon's professional designs have been seen at Triad Stage, The Essential Theatre, Florida Repertory Theatre, Summer Opera Theatre, American Dance Festival, Brown County Playhouse, Bloomington Playwrights Project, and New American Junk. In addition he has designed costumes for Wake Forest University, Georgia College, and Woodward Academy. He coordinated costumes for Music Theatre of Wichita and was the wardrobe supervisor for Playmakers Repertory Company. He has also worked with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Roanoke Festival Park, HBO Productions and CBS Productions. Dixon received his BFA in Costume Design from the North Carolina School of the Arts and a MFA in Costume Design from Indiana University.