Tamara Marie Kucheran

Tamara has had the privilege of working with some of the world's top theatre professionals on stages across Canada including the Stratford and Shaw Festivals.


Recent designs include Costumes for Gypsy (Shaw Festival – opening May 2020), Set for Honour Beat (The Grand Theatre – opening Feb. 2020), Set for Peter Pan and Set & Costume for The Color Purple (Neptune Theatre), Costume for How He Lied to Her Husband and Man of Destiny (Shaw Festival), Set & Costume for Salt Baby (The Belfry Theatre), and Cabaret (Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre).


Tamara is a recipient of the prestigious Virginia and Myrtle Cooper Award in Costume Design (2017). Other awards include a Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Costume Design (plus multiple nominations for Set and Costume), a Tyrone Guthrie Award (Stratford Festival), and the Ian and Molly Lindsay Young Design Fellowship (Stratford Festival).


Tamara's teaching credits include Sessional, Lecturer, and Guest Artist Instructor positions at Off the Wall Stratford Artists Alliance, the University of Victoria, Michigan State University, and The National Theatre School of Canada.


Tamara is a graduate of the University of Victoria (BFA with Distinction) and the National Theatre School of Canada.


Tamara resides in Stratford, Ontario with her husband and two young children. 



Costume designs by Tamara Marie Kucheran for the Stratford Festival's
production of Fanny Kemble, written and directed by Peter Hinton

Domini Blythe as Fanny Kemble, costume and set design by Tamara Marie Kucheran