Welcome to christinacostume, home of esteemed LA costume designer Christina Wright
photos by brittany del soldato
For over 30 years Christina has designed award-winning costumes for opera, film, theatre and themed entertainment. Her work has included Monsters of Grace (Robert Wilson/Phillip Glass), David Schweizer’s Peer Gynt at Kansas City Rep and La Jolla Playhouse, Bill Viola’s Quintet of the Astonished (seen in museums worldwide) and Richard Montoya’s American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose, directed by Sam Woodhouse at the Denver Center Theatre (2011 Henry award for outstanding costume design).
In 2007 she was honored with the First Americans in the Arts Trustee Award for her work with Native Voices at the Autry. Other favorite projects include various productions with The Actors’ Gang (Break the Whip, The Rivals and Carnage), Federal Jazz Project at San Diego Rep and The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat with Long Beach Opera, also directed by David Schweizer. For the Los Angeles Library Foundation she designed costumes for My Moby Dick (2013) and The LA Odyssey Project (2014). At RIVA Creative she designed show costumes and operational clothing for Bollywood Park in Dubai, while in the pop music world she created clothing for the One Direction video, Steal My Girl, expertly styled by Jenni Lee. Currently she is designing costumes for the serial opera VIREO composed by Lisa Bielawa, libretto by Erik Ehn.
For a more colorful description, browse galleries of select projects on the production pages where you'll also find comprehensive listings of all her works to date, then take a trip to the contact page and get in touch about joining Christina on future adventures.
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"if you're looking for a designer whose work combines wit, beauty, passion and an incomparable energy, you've found her."
Tim Robbins, The Actors' Gang
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