Tara Maginnis is the Costume Designer for the Drama Department at DVC. She teaches DRAMA-113 – Introduction to Costume Design each Spring semester, and DRAMA-112 – Introduction to Stage Makeup both Spring and Fall. She is the talking head and co-author of the DVD & Vimeo series Theatrical Makeup Design Interactive, and founder of The Costumer’s Manifesto. She gives workshops on topics such as “Rigging Instant Onstage Costume Changes for Magical Effects”, “More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Hot Glue”, & “Evil Mutant Fairy Plastics” etc. at Costume College and other conventions. She enjoys keeping the DVC costume studio as a haven for the neurodiverse and otherwise strange.