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Tobin Ost received his bachelor’s degree in theatre and art history from the University of Michigan, with additional studies in traditional Japanese theatre at Kyushu University, Japan. He earned his M.F.A. in scenic and costume design from the Yale School of Drama. Ost has spent two decades based in New York City designing for Broadway and national regional theaters, with his production of Newsies earning a Tony award nomination for “Best Design of a Musical.” Beyond theatre, his work can be seen in film and television where he has been an art director for almost as many years.

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M.F.A., Yale University
B.F.A., University of Michigan

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