Crafts Artisan, Costume Shop
Tanya Olalde has been involved with The University of Texas at Austin costume shop since 2003. She went from costume student to freelance stitcher/crafts artisan to Costume Crafts Supervisor, the position she has now held since 2011. She specializes in fabric dyeing and painting, costume distressing, millinery, mask making and theatrical armor making. She is also an occasional costume designer and puppet maker. Born and raised in Corpus Christi, TX, Olalde has made Austin her home for the past 18 years.