Melissa Bruning received a BFA in
Theater from Nebraska Wesleyan University and a MFA in Costume Design
from Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. She has designed costumes for
several successful independent feature films including Parker, Friends
With Kids, Love Ranch, $5 Dollars A Day, Kissing Jessica Stein and Super
Troopers to name a few. Melissa's
career began in NYC, where she designed for several theater, opera and
dance companies. Some of the highlights of her stage work has been
Louis and Keely Live at the Sahara performed at the Geffen Theater in Los Angeles with film director
Taylor Hackford, Anoush an Armenian opera at Michigan Opera Theater in
Detroit, The Italian Straw Hat in Santa Barbara with director Frank
Corsaro and Mindgame performed Off-Broadway with Keith Carradine and
directed by film director Ken Russell.
In addition to film, theater and opera, Melissa also works regularly in national commercials.
If you would like more information, you can visit Melissa's blog.