Zhanna Goldentul is an Assistant Professor, Term, and the Resident Costume Designer for the Theater Arts department of the University of Louisville. She is a member of the United Scenic Artists' Union 829 Local CD. Before moving from Russia to the U.S., Zhanna Goldentul received her training in Costume Design from the Moscow Theatrical Arts College. After graduation she has worked in various Russian Theaters. Upon moving to the US, she has designed costumes in Louisville at StageOne Family Theater, such as Frankenstein, Sleeping Beauty, and Hansel and Gretel, and at The JCC Center Stage Theater, such as Evita, My Fair Lady, Patsy Cline, and more. In March 2018 Zhanna’s designed costumes and makeup for production The Beyond, Project Faust with the Louisville Ballet and KY Opera. Her recent design credits for UofL include: Taming of the Shrew, A Long Christmas Ride Home, Our Country’s Good, Ida B. Wells, Antigone, Fences, King Lear, Metamorphoses, Once on This Island, and many more. In 2018 Goldentul also co-authored play adaptation of The Master and Margarita, by Mikhail Bulgakov. At the Theater Arts Department, Pr. Goldentul teaches students in Costume Design and Construction, Sewing, Stage Makeup, and Pattern Making classes. Zhanna’s students assist her on Main Stage productions, others have opportunity to design costumes under her mentorship on main-stage. She takes a great pride of her recent graduates who work in professional costuming fields, Academy Award winning films and TV shows. Others run World Tours for performing artists and establish their own fashion companies.