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Idaho State University

Tara Young

Chair | Professor of Theatre

(208) 282-5616


  • B.A. 1996, Southern Illinois University
  • M.F.A. 2002, Southern Illinois University


Joined ISU Faculty in 2002

Tara is currently Chair, Professor, and Costume Designer for the Department of Theatre and Dance at Idaho State University. In addition to designing for ISU (Pippin, the Country Wife, Macbeth, Antigone) she has designed with Theatre by the Sea, First Folio Shakespeare Festival, The Retro, McLeod Summer Playhouse, Chicago’s Field Museum, and Statesville Haunted Prison’s Haunted House. Ms. Young has also enjoyed working within the Pocatello community on various art walks, fundraisers, and productions. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.