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Kristina Tollefson

Designer Biography

Kristina Tollefson, a member of United Scenic Artists (the professional designer's union), is an Associate Professor and Resident Costume and Makeup Designer at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. She holds an MFA from Purdue University in Costume Design and Technology and a BA Degree from South Dakota State University in Theatre and English.

In addition to her work at UCF Kristina has designed costumes all over the United States including Maples Repertory Theatre (MO), Orlando Shakespeare Theatre (FL), Orlando Repertory Theatre (FL), Purdue University (IN), Summer Stage Repertory Theatre (TX), Phoenix Theatre Indianapolis (IN), Florida Children's Repertory Theatre (FL), Prairie Repertory Theatre (SD), Emporia Summer Theatre (KS), Sioux Falls Playhouse (SD), South Dakota State University (SD), the East Dakota Water Development District (SD) and the UCF Alumni Association (FL). Her recent design of Julius Caesar, Directed by Tina Packer, was produced at the Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Prague Shakespeare, and Shakespeare and Company.

Kristina is the recipient of three Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival Design awards and numerous teaching awards.

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Costume at the Turn of the Century (1990 - 2015) - Moscow, Russia - - June-August 2015

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