Lourdes Y Tafur de Grancharoff

Lourdes Y Tafur de Grancharoff

Costume Shop Supervisor Department of Theatre Arts Phone: (210) 829-3808

Lourdes (Yesi) Tafur de Grancharoff joined the faculty of UIW in 2016 as the costume shop supervisor. Yesi is a native of Lima, Peru, where she graduated from Escuela de Diseno with a degree in fashion design. After graduating, she moved to Argentina to continue her studies at the University of Buenos Aires in costume theory and fabrication. Afterwards, she returned to Lima to teach garment construction and pattern making while working with well-known costume desingners for theater and movie productions. She moved to United States in 2003, married and had two children.

B.F.A. Fashion Design - Escuela de Diseno - Lima, Peru

  • Costume Shop Supervisor, U.I.W. since 2016
  • Instructor, garrment construction and pattern making, Escuela Latino Americana de la Moda -1998 - 2003
  • Freelance - Costume and fashion design and fabrication, Winston-Salem, NC 2003 - 2015
  • Costume Design Assistant - with Costume Designer, Pepe Corzo, Lima, Peru 2000 - 2003
  • Gardening
  • Textile lover
  • Sketching and Drawing
  • Listening to Podcasts
  • Excellence in Costume Design in a Drama - Little Foxes - 2019 Alamo Theatre Arts Council
  • Excellence in Costume Design - Endgame - 2019 Alamo Theatre Arts Council

Fluent in Spanish