In the Media

scratch-Short Film


Singing in the Rain

Soul Doctor-NYC

Crazy for You-DC

JCSS- The Muny

God of Carnage-NYC


Bare-Off Broadway

Cirque Musica-Tour

Dracula-New Work

Meet Me in St Louis



Sound Of Music- The Muny August 2021

Directed by Matt Kunkel

An American In Paris- Cape Playhouse June 2021

Directed by Michael Rader

Caberet-Argyle Theater Summer 2021 Remount

Directed by Evan Pappas

Men are From Mars, Women from Venus Remount

Directed by Mindy Cooper


Tristan Raines(He/They) is a freelance costume designer, artist, and educator based in New York City. Tristan has designed Off Broadway and regionally for 15 years. Select venues and companies include New World Stages, Barrow Street Theater, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Goodspeed, La Jolla Playhouse, CTG- LA, The Muny, Capital Rep New Rep Boston, and The Maltz Jupiter Theater. 

Tristan has collaborated with such directors and choreographers as David Cromer, Gordon Greenberg, Whitney White, Liza Genero, Stafford Arima, Travis Wall, Denis Jones, Matthew Gardiner, Kathleen Turner, Jon Rua, Marcus Potter, Stephen Brackett, David Wheeler, and Daniel Talbott.

Tristan has also served as the Costume Director for Happy Hour Entertainment and worked on both "Prohibition" and "Wine Lovers" which are presented both locally and on Norwegian Cruise Line. They has also created work for events for Samsung and Canon Electronics.

Tristan currently teaches Costume Design and Portfolio/Industry courses at PACE University in Manhattan. They also volunteers with the Non-For-Profit Off/The Lane mentoring young designers and creating/supporting curriculum to progress future diverse generations into the industry. Tristan's educational research resides in the creation of an equal and progressive education for students entering into the industry. They are devoted  to creating a sense of community in which students and young artists can learn and forge their path in our industry.

Tristan is a proud member of United Scenic Artists Local 829. Tristan holds a BS in Technical Theatre with an emphasis in Costume Design from Northwest Missouri State University. He then received his MFA in Costume Design from Boston University. Tristan also studied musical theater and Shakespeare in London, England at Imperial College. Tristan has also received certification in Diversity/Equality, and Inclusion Leadership from The University of Michigan as well as certification in Inclusive Design of Online Curriculum from University of Colorado Boulder. 





Max Grossman   


Abrams Artists-NYC              mgrossman@dandkartists.com  

Tel: 646-486-4600



Tristan Raines


New York City


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