Tatjana Longerot received an M.F.A. degree in costume design from The Ohio State University. There she was awarded two of six USITT Peggy Ezekiel Awards for excellent and outstanding achievement in the theatre arts.
Since graduation she has been working as a freelance costume designer (for stage and film), stylist, wardrobe master (local crew for tours include: 42nd Street, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Elton John), makeup artist and wig master.
Her professional costume designs include: The Elixir of Love (OSU Opera), Homebody/Kabul (Denison University), The Wild Party and The Greeks (Otterbein University), CATCO’s The Clean House, The Piano Lesson (honored by the Central Ohio Theatre Critics Circle for “Best Production of a Play” and “Best Design”), The Pillowman (“Best Overall Design”, COTCC), Evil Dead the Musical and Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, and Short North Stage’s productions of Passing Strange, Fugitive Songs and I’ll Eat You Last.
As costume studio manager she has worked at Indiana University South Bend, Saint Mary’s College and at the Contemporary American Theatre Company in Columbus, Ohio.
Areas of Expertise
Costume design, costume construction, makeup design.
2002 — Master of Fine Arts from The Ohio State University
1996 — Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University South Bend