Jessica Oostergo is a Set and Costume Designer from Vancouver, BC. She is a freelance artist with skills ranging from design to scenic painting, puppetry, carpentry, hat and mask building, creative collaboration, and much more. She also works seasonally as the Assistant Head of Wardrobe for Bard on the Beach, and has been a member of the company for since 2011.
Recent theatre production credits include Le Merveilleux Voyage (Théâtre la Seizième), The Marvelous Wonderettes (Chemainus Theatre Festival), House and Home (Firehall), It's a Wonderful Christmas-ish Holiday Miracle (Arts Club), Anonymous (Studio 58), The Father (The Search Party), Mother of the Maid (Pacific Theatre), The Foreigner (Chemainus Theatre Festival), The Troll Grandfather (Axis Theatre), Jesus Freak (Pacific Theatre), Marine Life (Ruby Slippers), Little Women (CTF), and Kim's Convenience (Pacific Theatre/ArtsClub).
Jessica worked on the hit tv show, The Magicians (SYFY/NBC), for various episodes of seasons 2-4 as a costume cutter and builder. She also recently built costumes for various commercials and music videos including Black Licorice for Peach Pit, I Knew You When for Marianas Trench, Vessel for Royal, and Flirting with Death, a VPD PSA.
Jessica is a two-time Jessie Richardson Award Winner, and five-time nominee. Her first award was for Significant Artistic Achievement in Theatre for Young Audiences: Outstanding Concept and Execution of Hamelin; A New Fable (Axis Theatre). Her designs for Hamelin have been seen on tour across Canada. Secondly, she won a Jessie for Outstanding Design of Salmon Girl (Raven Spirit Dance) alongside Shizuka Kai and Brad Trenamen.
Jessica is a graduate of Studio 58, and a member of the Associated Designers of Canada.