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Jason Estala

Published July 23, 2018

Visiting Assistant Professor, Costume
School of Theatre

Curriculum Vitae

Jason Estala is a costume designer and technologist originally from El Paso, Texas. Most recently he was the costume designer and shop manager at the University of California at Riverside where has taught costume design for theatre and film, makeup, and costume construction. Jason has demonstrated a wide range of design and construction skills for the Brevard Music Center’s Janiec Opera Company, Pensacola Opera, Dona Ana Lyrical Opera, The Spoleto Festival, University of West Florida, Kennesaw State, and the University of Florida, University of California at Riverside and Wardrobe Witchery an opera costume rental company.


B.A. New Mexico State University, Theatre Arts

M.F.A. University of Florida, Costume Design and Technology

Teaching Areas

Draping and Pattern Making, Costume Design, Costume Crafts, Wigs and Makeup

Research Areas

Costume Technology, Costume Design, Costume Crafts, Millinery, Puppetry, Special Effects Makeup

Select Scholarly/Creative Works

Estala, J (presented March 2018) Build It To Be Altered. Presented at the Southeastern Theatre Conference, Mobile, Alabama