Carissa Thorlakson

CARISSA THORLAKSON (Wig Design, S&S) is a New Jersey-based wig and makeup designer.  Off-Broadway: Grand Hotel and Little Rock. She has also designed for, Paper Mill Playhouse, Walnut Street Theatre, The Old Globe, A.R.T., McCarter Theatre Center, Hartford Stage, Lookingglass Theatre Company, Two River Theatre, Bay Street Theater, Delaware Theatre Company, Hudson Stage Company, Temple University, Olney Theatre Center, the University of Delaware Resident Ensemble Players, The Princeton Festival, and American Repertory Ballet. She has served as a wig and makeup artist at Santa Fe Opera, Sarasota Opera, The Kennedy Center, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Signature Theatre, and Round House Theatre. Carissa also creates custom medical wigs, cosplay wigs, and teaches classes in wigs and makeup. You can find her at and @wigician.