Christianne Myers                      Costume Design


Christianne Myers is a freelance costume designer and Assistant Professor of Theatre & Drama at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Christianne spent 14 years living and working in New York City. Her costume designs span theatre, opera, industrials, dance, and film. New York highlights include the Obie Award-winning productions of Music Theatre Group's Running Man and Blue Light's production of Dare Clubb's Oedipus, starring Frances McDormand and Billy Crudup. In addition to more than 15 productions at the Juilliard School, her other design credits include productions for The Vermont Stage Company, The Lincoln Center Institute, The Clarence Brown Theatre, The Syracuse Stage, The Indiana Repertory Theatre, Theatreworks/USA, The Caldwell Theatre, and The Irondale Ensemble. At the University of Michigan, Christianne has designed more than 30 shows for The School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

Ms. Myers has also designed two independent feature films as well as a short film, The Office Party, directed by Chiara Edmunds and starring Ralph Macchio, Carol Kane, and Jon Stewart. Additionally, she has designed the clothes for more than two dozen corporate industrials in New York, Atlanta and Las Vegas.

Since moving to Michigan, Christianne has found an artistic home as a Resident Artist at Jeff Daniel’s Purple Rose Theatre in Chelsea, MI, where she continues to design each season.

Recently she has discovered a creative voice through puppetry. In April 2015, she produced and co-designed a giant shadow puppet show, Sun and Shadows.

Christianne Myers is a member of United Scenic Artists, Local 829.


Recent & Upcoming :

Steel Magnolias

The Purple Rose Theatre

January 2015

Stupid F##king Bird

The University of Michigan

February 2015

Talley’s Folly

The Purple Rose Theatre

April 2015

Sun & Shadows

The University of Michigan

April 2015

L’Elisir D’Amore

The Florentine Opera

May 2015

Invasive Species

The Tipping Point Theatre

July 2015

Henry IV, part 1

The University of Michigan

December 2015

Clybourne Park

The University of Michigan

February 2016

Gaps in the Fossil Record

The Purple Rose Theatre

April 2016