Natasha V. Dukich (Nataša Vučurović Đukić) is based in Chicago Illinois and designs costumes and occasionally sets for theatre and film.  Chicago theatre credits include designs for TUTA Theatre, where Natasha is a founding member and resident designer, and for Trap Door, Theatre at The Center, Steppenwolf, Light Opera works, European Rep, Northwestern University Opera, Roosevelt and DePaul University Opera and others.  Nationally Natasha's work has been seen in Washington DC (most notably at Woolly Mammoth Theatre), LA, New York, Richmond VA, and internationally in the former Yugoslavia.  Natasha designed costumes for three independent feature movies shot in and around Illinois. Natasha has an MFA in Costume Design from University of Maryland College Park.  She has taught costume design at James Madison University in Virginia and Loyola University Chicago.  At present, Natasha is working as Fabric Director at Dimension Design, the company that produces fabric structures for trade show booths nationally and internationally. 

Natasha V. Dukich

Natasha V. D​ukich

Selected Work

Selected Theatre and Opera

Scapino, The Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples, Florida
​• Gentle, TUTA, Chicago
The Fundamentals, Steppenwolf, Chicago
• Between Riverside and Crazy, Steppenwolf, Chicago
• Beautiful Days of Aranjuez, Theatre Y, Chicago
• Music Hall, TUTA, Chicago
• Judith, Trap Door Theatre, Chicago
• The Dumb Waiter, TUTA, Chicago
• Stones in His Pockets, Zephyr Theatre, LA
• Baal TUTA Theatre Chicago
​• Homebody/Kabul, National Theatre, Belgrade, Serbia
• Uncle Vanya, TUTA Theatre Chicago
• The Glass Menagerie, Steppenwolf Theatre Company
• Romeo and Juliet, TUTA Theatre Chicago
• Yellow Wallpaper (opera), Ruth Page Center
• La Boheme, Chicago Opera Company
• Gypsy Love (operetta), Light Opera Works Evanston, IL
• Tiebele and her Demon, European Repertory, Chicago, IL
• Mozart's Impresario (opera), Roosevelt University
• Rules for Good Manners in the Modern World, TUTA/NYC
• Mikado (opera), Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL
• Day in Hollywood, Night in Ukraine, TATC Indiana
​​• Albert Herring (opera), Roosevelt University


 The Dream Play, independent feature, dir. I. Michael Toth (2011) 
• Black Mail, independent feature, dir. Hurt McDermott (2009)
 Cast in Gray, short feature, dir. I. Michael Toth (2005)

Honors and Awards

• Nomination for Helen Hayes for Outstanding Costume Design in Washington DC Theatre for Quartet 1999.

• Make up and costume design photos published and cited in the new 8th edition of The Enjoyment of Theatre by K. Cameron and P. Gillespie (New York: Simon and Schuster) 2009.

• A feature of Natasha’s design process in make-up was a segment of a Chicago PBS children’s show in 2002.

•  Solo Exhibition: Costume Designs for Beaux Stratagem, Jan-March 1995, ArtCenter Gallery, College Park MD

* Resume available upon request.