School of Performing Arts
Department of Theatre
PAC Theatre Building
12400 Centaurus Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816-8009
Kristina Tollefson, a member of United Scenic Artists (the professional designer's union), is a Professor and Resident Costume and Makeup Designer at the University of Central Florida in Orlando where she also serves as Undergraduate Coordinator for her department. 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's designs have appeared at The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery (Washington DC), Prague Shakespeare (Czech Republic), Shakespeare and Company (MA), St. Lawrence University (NY), DeSales University (PA), Maples Repertory Theatre (MO), Orlando Shakes (FL), Orlando Rep (FL), Purdue University (IN), Phoenix Theatre Indianapolis (IN), as well as at theatres in Texas, Florida, South Dakota, and Kansas.
Kristina is the recipient of multiple Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival Design awards and numerous teaching awards.