Costume designer The costume and stage designer Yashi Tabassomi studied costume and stage design at the UdK Berlin (University of Fine Arts) with Prof. Martin Rupprecht and Prof. Vivienne Westwood. In 1999 she met the American director Robert Wilson during a stay at the Watermill Center, Long Island N.Y. Since then she has been working in Robert Wilson’s team as a costume designer in collaboration with Jacques Reynaud und Moidele Bickel (costume designers) in successful international productions, such as White Raven (New York), Woyzeck (Copenhagen), Frau ohne Schatten (Paris) and Dreigroschenoper (Berlin). She finished her studies in summer 2000 with the design of stage and costumes for the opera Pelleas et Melisande directed by Jörn Weisbrodt. Since 2000 she has been working as a free lance costume and stage designer for theatre, opera and film. In 2009, she received the Hein-Heckroth Stage Design Prize for Young Artists. For Robert Wilson, she has designed costumes of RUMI - In the Blink of the Eye (Athens), Krapp´s Last Tape at the Spoleto Festival in 2009 where Robert Wilson himself performed the lead role. She has worked with various directors such as Daniel Schmid, Hans Neuenfels, Adriana Altaras and Ullrich Rasche.