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Helen Huang

Designer Biography

Helen Huang is a professor of MFA Costume Design Program in School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park.

She has designed for numerous companies in the DC area, across the country, and abroad.

DC AREA: The Washington Ballet, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, The Studio Theatre, Folger Theatre, Ford's Theatre, Roundhouse Theatre, Signature Theatre, Arena Stage, Olney Theatre, The Shakespeare Company

REGIONAL: Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Disney Creative Entertainment, The Classic Stage Company New York, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, The Guthrie Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre The Children's Theatre Company of Minneapolis, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Boston Lyric Opera, The Wilma Theatre, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Playmakers Repertory Theatre, Syracuse Stage, The Arden Theatre,

INTERNATIONAL: National Opera House of China, and the Central Television of China.

Huang is the proud recipient of a Helen Hayes Award and an Ivey award for her design work. Her work has been exhibited at the Praque Quadrennial, Lincoln Center and the New York Public Library: "Curtain Call: Celebrating a Century of Women Designing for Live Performance". She has served as an expert judge at the Beijing Figurative Design Training Consortium, in Beijing China and taught at the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts. In 2012 she served as co-production founder and cultural ambassador of A Midsummer Night's Dream, a cross-cultural collaboration between the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies and the National Academy of Theatre Arts.

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Costume at the Turn of the Century (1990 - 2015) - Moscow, Russia - - June-August 2015

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