Born and raised in France, Nicole Faurant moved to the USA some 20 years ago and received an MFA in costume design form the University of Georgia in Athens. She has designed costumes for children’s movies, musicals, and plays both in France and in the United States. She is also a textile designer and worked professionally for a French company based in USA. Her textile designs have been featured in leading trade magazines. Currently she worked part-time as the costume rental manager for Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and part-time as clinical assistant professor in the Theatre Department. She teaches in the costume design program.