Marie Anne Chiment

Professor (Costume Design)
209 Tomlinson Theater, 1301 W. Norris Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
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Professor Marie Anne Chiment

Marie Anne Chiment has designed sets and costumes for hundreds of theater, opera and dance productions across the nation and around the world. Design credits include national tours of Grease!, Carousel and the Broadway musical Metro as well as numerous designs for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Santa Fe Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Arena Stage, Opera Theatre of St. Louis and Actors Theatre of Louisville. Internationally, she has costumed operas and ballets in Spain, Germany, England, France and Japan. She is the recipient of the Kevin Kline Award for her costume designs for the musical Ace. Her set and costume designs for I Am My Own Wife won the Kevin Kline Award for Outstanding Production and the designs were nominated for the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Design. Her sets and costumes have graced the covers of Entertainment Design, Theater Crafts International, Stage Directions and Dance Spirit Magazine and her designs have been featured in Opera News, The Costume Designer’s Handbook and Fabric Dyeing and Painting for the Stage. Her designs were exhibited recently at Lincoln Center’s Curtain Call: Celebrating a Century of Women Designing for Live Performance and will be seen next year as a part of the exhibit Costume Design at the Turn of the Century:1990-2015 at the Bakhrushin Museum in Moscow, Russia. In 2010 she was honored by Temple University as recipient of the Faculty Creative Achievement Award. She currently serves as Head of Costume Design for the Department of Theater.

          BA, University of California, San Diego
          MFA, New York University

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