Fortin is a UK based costume designer who hails from Boston, Massachusetts. He is a graduate of Boston University with an MFA in Costume Production, and additionally holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from Providence College. Tosca is Fortin’s 1st production with Opera Columbus and he is excited to be making his debut in Ohio. During the pandemic year, Fortin began his own menswear accessories company called Thomas Fortin Menswear, producing English silk pocket squares, neckties and scarves. Fortin also owns his own historical millinery company based in Bath, England. He has also worked with Boston’s Huntington Theater Company, The American Repertory Theater, Boston Baroque, The Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Opera Omaha and Guerilla Opera.