About this Artist
This is Steve Tolin’s maiden voyage with CONTRA-TIEMPO. Steve is the owner/operator of Tolin FX, an award winning Special Effects and Specialized Design & Fabrication studio serving the film, television, and theatre industries for over twenty years. Some of Steve's most notable film and television credits include work on Batman: The Dark Knight Rises, Jack Reacher, Warrior, Adventureland, Outsiders, and the Netflix hit Mindhunter. He also produced the feature film It Came from Yesterday, for which he and his team created the creature effects and Production Design.
On stage Steve's work has been seen locally and internationally. He has worked with many of Pittsburgh’s theaters, including Bricolage, City Theatre, The Pittsburgh Public, PICT, Kinetic Theatre, The REP, and Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company. Some notable theatre credits include the world premiere of Stephen King and John Mellencamp's Ghost Brothers of Darkland County (Alliance Theatre, Atlanta), Sweeney Todd (Opera Theatre of St. Louis), and Tug of War: Civil Strife (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.) Steve has become the go-to effects artist for more than fifteen productions of Martin McDonaugh's The Lt. of Inishmore, winning a Joseph Jefferson Award for work on Northlight Theatre's Chicago production in 2009.