Oran Wongpandid was born and raised in Chiang Mai, Thailand and moved to the U.S. in 2011. He attended the Srinakharinwirot University in Thailand where he recieved his Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Theatre Design. After recieving his bachelor's degree in Thailand, he decided to travel to the U.S. to obtain his masters. Oran recently graduated from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music with a Master's of Fine Arts in Costume Design and Production. Oran's most recent work includes The Coronation of Poppea and The Cunning Little Vixen. Oran’s professional experience includes the Pittsburgh Opera, Opera Theater Summer Fest, and working internationally with KAD Performing Arts school in Chaing Mai, Thailand. Oran's favorite part of designing is being able to see his creations transform the actor into their character.