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Tamsyn Balogh-Caristo
2022 BFA Costume Tamsyn Balogh-Caristo

About Tamsyn

Tamsyn Balogh-Caristo is a Sydney-based costume maker, art finisher and costume standby. Through her studies at NIDA, she developed an interest in art finishing, dyeing, and specialty costume which led her to pursue this passion through her major research project. Investigating how art and science collide, through the applications of emerging technologies, to unlock a new perspective of the natural world.

Tamsyn aspires to further develop her skills and knowledge of art finishing and dyeing for film and television, both nationally and internationally.

NIDA Productions

Costume Supervisor
The Magic Flute

Costume Supervisor and Cutter
The Seagull

Costume Supervisor
The Life That I Gave You

Too Human

Costume Maker
Mr Burns; A Post-Electric Play

Men's Tailor
Eat Me

Costume Assistant, Dresser and Milliner

Men's Tailor
When The Rain Stops Falling

Costume Assistant, Dresser and Costume Maker

Costume Assistant and Standby
Lockdown: Love and Death in the Age of COVID

Other Productions

Costume Assistant
The Artful Dodger (Disney)

Wardrobe Assistant
Home and Away (Seven Studios)

Extra’s Standby Assistant
Last Days of the Space Age (Disney)

Extra’s Standby Assistant
Furiosa (Underdown Productions)

Junior Art Finisher
Thor: Love and Thunder (Marvel Studios)


Costume Assistant
The Artful Dodger (Disney)

Extra’s Costume Assistant and Standby
Bali 2002 (Stan/Channel 9)

Workroom Assistant
No Pay? No Way! (Sydney Theatre Company)

Workroom Assistant
Deep Blue Sea (Sydney Theatre Company)

Workroom Assistant
The Miser (Bell Shakespeare)

Workroom Assistant
Antony and Cleopatra (Bell Shakespeare)