My Design Work Has Been Seen at:

• Brooklyn Academy of Music

• Lincoln Center Theater/Institute

• Indianapolis Opera

• On Site Opera

• NYU Abu Dhabi

• NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

  Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage

• Theater Mitu

• Gotham Chamber Opera

• Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey

• Teatro DUOC UC, Santiago Chile

• The Cairo Opera House, Cairo Egypt

• Three Legged Dog, Art & Technology Center NYC

• SLC Winter Olympics

• Tuacahn

• Prauge Quadrenial

• National Asian American Theater Company

• Perseverance Theater Company

• Secret Cinema

• 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

 

Affiliations

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 performance 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 research.  

 

www.theatermitu.org

Selected Awards & Exhibits

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The Roy Crane Award 

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

Skills

Artistic

Eye for Detail & Texture

Advanced Knowledge of 

Ethnic & Traditional Dress

Costume History

Hand Drawing

Photoshop

InDesign

Watercolors & Acrylics

Associate/Assisting

Budgeting

Pulling from Rental Houses

Shopping

Textile Identification & Selection

NYC Garment District

Relationships with NYC Costume shops

Character/Historical Research

Script Breakdowns

Personal

Fast-Paced, Organized, Good Problem Solver, Understands Big Picture & the Small Details, 13 Years in NYC