Ora Jewell-Busche, Hair, Makeup and Costume Design
Ora Jewell-Busche is an LA based wig, make-up and costume designer with well over a decade of working in the field of opera, theater, and film. She has worked extensively with companies ranging from The Lyric Opera of Chicago, Lookingglass Theater, Chicago Shakespeare, The Steppenwolf, The Goodman Theater, Pacific Symphony, Shattered Globe, Sans Culottes, Lyric Opera of the North and many more. Recent projects include: Turandot (Pacific Symphony), Barber of Seville (Lyric Opera of the North), Carmen (Pacific Symphony) Il Trovatore (Hawaii Opera Theater) Film and television credits include Were the World Mine, Chicago Overcoat, Sound of Music Live!, Prison Break, and Batman v Superman. Ora received a BFA in Costume Design from DePaul University, and apprenticed under Melissa Veal (originally of the Stratford Festival of Canada) as a wigmaker. As well as maintaining a busy design schedule, Ora also teaches Theatrical Make-up at Make-up First School in Chicago.