Ana Kuzmanić

Ana Kuzmanic is Yugoslav born costume designer for theatre and opera. Her theatrical career started while studying costume and fashion design at the Academy of Fine arts in Belgrade. Since 2003 Ana’s design work has been seen on Broadway, off Broadway, in the UK and Australia. Nationally Ana designed costumes for the Goodman Theatre, The Guthrie Theater, McCarter Theatre Center, Washington Shakespeare Theatre Company, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Trinity Repertory Company, Steppenwolf Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre, the Geffen Playhouse, Oregon Shakespeare Festival among many others. Ana’s work has been honored with Drama Desk, Helen Hayes, Henry Hewes and Joseph Jefferson nominations and awards. Her designs for the opera include Don Giovanni at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, directed by her by her long-time collaborator Tony Award winning director Robert Falls and world premiere of Eurydice a new opera composed by Matthew Aucoin, with the libretto by Sarah Ruhl and the direction by Tony Award winning director Mary Zimmerman with whom Ana collaborated on several pieces including Steadfast Tin Soldier and Treasure Island. Ana has designed for her fashion label from 1993 to 2001. She is currently an Associate Professor of costume design at Northwestern University in Evanston, USA.