Intro to Fashion Design
Nina Vartanian is a New York-based costume designer whose work spans film, print, theater, opera, and dance. Most recently, she designed the film Unsilent directed by Alex Harvey and produced by the Historic Hudson Valley, which will run during their Sleepy Hollow festival for the next seven years. She designed the Pulitzer nominated chamber opera, ISPA DIXIT, directed by Ashley Tata. The opera premiered at EMPAC and received a limited tour. Nina received a BFA in fashion design from Parson’s The New School of Design and an MFA in costume design from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
Other Credits Include: Off-Broadway, New York: THE TEMPEST (Juilliard), BLACK GARDEN (The Tank), PICTOGRAMS (Alvin Ailey), SIMULACRUM (PATH NMT), IPSA DIXIT (Wet Ink) HAMLET (Waterwell), ALKESTIS (Columbia University), THEATER FOR ONE (Signature Theater), RUTHLESS THE MUSICAL (St. Luke’s Theater), MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Frog & Peach Theater Co.) TITUS ANDRONICUS (Frog & Peach Theater Co.) OTHELLO (Shakespeare in the Parking Lot). Broadway: Assistant to the Costume Designer, M.BUTTERFLY, National Tour Assistant to the Costume Designer, THE LIGHTNING THIEF. Regional: THE CLEAN HOUSE (Boise Contemporary Theater), ANYTOWN (George Street Play House). TV/Film: Unsilent (Historical Hudson Valley), Be Right Back (Bon Apple Tea Productions), Just Sing (Bon Apple Tea Productions), Root For The Villain (NYU), Be My Baby (NYU), Apple Pie (NYU). Nina-Vartanian.squarespace.com