Ohio University

Debi Jolly

Contact

jollyholcomb@ohio.edu

School

Theater

Debi Jolly

Costume Crafts, Hair & Makeup, Wardrobe

Debi is a costume crafts artisan and alumna of Ohio University, M.F.A. 2006. Her career has taken her to Santa Fe Opera, Washington National Opera, Arena Stage, Dyenamix, and Eric Winterling Inc. Her work has appeared on stage, film, and television; craft and dye work featured in Wicked, The Book of Mormon, Spongebob Squarepants the Musical, Frozen the Musical, Aladdin, Kinky Boots, The Wiz Live!, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. She has worked with fashion designers and companies to help develop color standards and private commissions for such companies as Calvin Klein, Theory, Diane Von Furstenburg, and Deborah Johnson. In addition to crafts, Debi heads the wardrobe, hair and makeup crews for the School of Theater. Her wardrobe background includes dressing for the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes Christmas Spectacular tour, wardrobe managing the theaters of Arena Stage, and developing and running the wardrobe department at Columbia University’s Lenfest Center of the Arts in NYC. She is delighted to return to her educational roots to help educate the next generation of costume crafts artisans. You may view her work at www.debijolly.com.