Faculty & Staff Profiles

Christianne Myers

Interim Chair Theatre & Drama (2021-2022); Professor of Theatre (Costume Design), Head of Design & Production

Christianne Myers (she/her/hers) is a freelance costume designer and professor of theatre & drama at U-M. Originally from Baltimore, Myers spent 14 years living and working in New York City. Her costume design work spans theatre, opera, industrial work, 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.

Recent work includes The Beauty Queen of Leenane at Detroit Public Theatre and Die Fledermaus at The Santa Fe Opera (co-designer), and a collaboration with U-M’s BioArtography program as an inspiration for developing textile designs.

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 U-M, Myers has costume designed more than 40 shows for SMTD.

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.

Bio last updated May 2019

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