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 has been a company member of Bard on the Beach since 2011, and worked as the Assistant Head of Wardrobe for 9 seasons.
Recently Jessica had the opportunity to study Interaction Design at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Here she gained more tools to create interface designs, produce user research, and build coding for apps and websites. She now melds her past knowledge with fresh UX and UI practices to create products that are not only efficient and intuitive, but also evoke visual stimulation of any user.
Recent theatre production credits include Clean (Neworld Theatre), How the World Began (Pacific Theatre), Bunny (Search Party), Lights (Touchstone Theatre), Le Merveilleux Voyage (Théâtre la Seizième), The Marvelous Wonderettes (Theatre NorthWest), Done/Undone (Bard on the Beach), Same Old Same Old (Belfry Theatre), and The Amaryllis (Firehall/Search Party).
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 three-time Jessie Richardson Award Winner, and seven-time nominee. Her theatrical designs have been seen on tour across Canada.
Jessica is a graduate of Studio 58, a member of ADC 659, and a sister status member of IATSE 891 Costume and Art Departments.
Upcoming Projects: Almost a Full Moon - Citadel Theatre, Benevolence - Ruby Slippers Theatre, Derwent is Different - Green Thumb, Anne of Green Gables - Gateway Theatre