Johanna is a Scenic & Costume Designer, born and raised in Singapore, currently based in New York. She first discovered theatrical design when making costumes and scenery for the creative thinking competition Odyssey of the Mind in Secondary 3 (9th Grade) and has never looked back. She is a proud feminist, lover of vintage clothing and all related to the textile arts. She continues to harbor hope for humankind in the face of adversity and dream of a future filled with inclusion and diversity.

M.F.A. New York University: Design for Stage and Film
B.F.A. Ithaca College: Theatrical Production Arts (Design), Studio Art Minor.

Upcoming/Current Projects:

Costume Design for The Round Table, a new play by Liba Vaynberg, directed by Geordie Broadwater, with Fault Line Theatre at 59E59

Costume Design for The Worth of Water, a new play by Tira Palmquist, directed by Mêlisa Annis with Clutch Productions at HERE Arts Center

Costume Design for Shrek, directed by Tiffany Green, at Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Costume Design for The Flick, directed by Zi Alikhan, at Juilliard School of Drama

Recent Projects:   

Costume Design for The Seagull, by Chekhov, adapted by Simon Stephen, directed by Pam Berlin with NYU Tisch Grad Acting

Costume Design for The Enlightenment of Percival von Schmootz, a new musical by Chris Dimond and Michael Kooman, directed by Scott Weinstein with Adirondack Theatre Festival

Costume Design for The Good Person of Setzuan, directed by Zi Alikhan, with NYU/Atlantic Theatre Company Stage II

Costume Design for The Historical Range of Ursus Americanus, a new play by Emma McFarland, directed by Daniel Craig Adams with Columbia University


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