Associate Professor of Theatre Design/Technology
Anita Yavich has designed costumes for theater, opera, and dance across the US and internationally. Her costume designs for Broadway include: Fool for Love, Venus in Fur, Chinglish, and Anna in the Tropics.
Anita has received numerous awards for her designs: the Ovation Award, Drama Desk Award, Lucille Lortel Award, IRNE award, Obie award, Henry Hewes Award, and Irene Shariff Young Master Award.
In 2001, as the recipient of a NEA TCG career development grant, she traveled to India for three and a half months observing theater, dance, textile, and crafts traditions. She holds an MFA in costume design from Yale School of Drama.
Recent Designs include:
Soft Power and Oedipus El Rey at the Public Theatre
The Tale of Despereaux with Pig Pen Theatre at the Old Globe
The Mother starring Isabelle Huppert at the Atlantic Theatre
The View Upstairs at the Lynn Redgrave Theatre
The Legend of Georgia McBride at Manhattan Class Company
Nathan the Wise at Classic Stage
Aida at San Francisco Opera
Cyrano de Bergerac at La Scala, Metropolitan Opera and Royal Opera House-Covent Garden
Les Troyens at Metropolitan Opera
Facing Goya at Spoleto Festival and Singapore Festival
La Hija de Rappaccini with Gotham Chamber Opera
Puppet and costume designer for The Sound of Music at Salzburger Marionetten Theater.
She is currently working on a new production of Der Ring Des Nibelungen with Opera Australia in Brisbane.