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My Design Work Has Been Seen at:

• Brooklyn Academy of Music

• Lincoln Center Theater/Institute

• SLC Winter Olympics

• Indianapolis Opera

• Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey

• On Site Opera

• NYU Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

• Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage, UAE

• NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

• Theater Mitu

• Gotham Chamber Opera

• Teatro DUOC UC, Santiago Chile

• The Cairo Opera House, Cairo Egypt

• Three Legged Dog, Art & Technology Center NYC

• Secret Cinema

• Tuacahn

• Prauge Quadrenial

• National Asian American Theater Company

• Perseverance Theater Company, Jeuno, AK 

• Williams College

• BYU International Folk Dance Ensemble

• Kusika & Zambazi Marimba Band

• Skybetter & Associates

• Danscores by Ofelia Loret de Mola

• Hale Center Theater

• The Nerve Tank

• Brigham Young University

• The University of Texas at Austin

• Rutgers University 

• Handcart Ensemble

• Prospect Theater Company 

Directors I Have Worked With:


• Rubén Polendo

• Scott Wentworth

• Daniel Goldstein

• Eric Einhorn

• Joseph Discher

• Will Swenson

• Michael Lluberes

• Paul Mullins

• Corey Atkins

• Thom Sesma

• Kenneth Albers

• Marion Bentley

• Randy Booth

• David Tinney

• Robert Cuccioli

• Chris Hayes

• PJ Paparalli

• Thaddeus Strassberger

Guest Artist:

Residencies, Fellowships, 

Lectures or Panel Discussions

• NYU Playwrights Horizons

• NYU Abu Dhabi

• Fordham University

• The National Portfolio Review

• Brigham Young University​​

• Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Selected Awards & Exhibits


The Roy Crane Award for

Outstanding Creative Achievement 

in The Performing Arts

The University of Texas at Austin

Richard L. Hay Design Fellowship 

Oregon Shakespeare Festival 

Prague Quadrennial International Exhibition

Ming Cho Lee's Clambake | Design Showcase NYC

By the Hand of Mother 

Photographic Essay about Women & Children

based on Texts of Dramatic Literature & Opera

Presented by The Cohen New Works Festival​

Costume Designers

I Have Worked With:

As Associate/Assistant 

or Research Assistant

• Mattie Ullrich

• Kaye Voyce

• Debrah Dryden

• Susan Mickey

• Meg Neville

• Antonia Xereas

• Christopher Acebo

• Susan Mickey

• Janet Swenson

Work as Associate or Assistant:

• The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

• Opera Omaha

• Fort Worth Opera/Opera de Montreal

• Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

• Bard SummerScape

• Oregon Shakespeare Festival

• Idaho Shakespeare Festival



Eye for Detail & Texture

Advanced Knowledge of 

Ethnic & Traditional Dress

Costume History

Hand Drawing



Watercolors & Acrylics



Pulling from Rental Houses


Textile Identification & Selection

NYC Garment District

Relationships with NYC Costume shops

Character/Historical Research

Script Breakdowns


Organized, good problem solver, calm under pressure, understands the big picture & the small details, 13 Years in NYC


IATSE - United Scenic Artists Local 829

                 Theatrical Wardrobe Union Local 764

Theater Mitu - Resident Artist

Theater Mitu is a permanent group of

collaborators focused on world perfor-

mance traditions & methodologies.  

Candida has designed and workshoped

with them in the United Arab Emirates

and the United States, supporting

their mission of artist training and


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