Michelle Tesdal is excited to be working at Steppenwolf. Recent Chicago credits include It's a Wonderful Life at American Theater Co.; The Misanthrope and Omnium-Gatherum at Next Theatre; Homeland Security, Free Man of Color and The Family Gold at Victory Gardens Theater; A Dublin Bloom at Irish Repertory; The Shadow and Killer Angels at Lifeline Theatre; Marisol at greasy joan & co.; and A Distant Country Called Youth at Williamstown Theatre Festival. She has also designed costumes for the Orlando Repertory and Childsplay, Inc. in Phoenix. Michelle is a graduate of Northwestern University where she received a M.F.A. in Stage Design.