Anita Yavich (costume designer) designed the Broadway productions of Fool for Love, Venus in Fur, Chinglish and Anna in the Tropics. She has collaborated with Chen Shi Zheng on The Orphan of Zhao at Beijing Music Festival and Lincoln Center Festival, Snow in June at American Repertory Theatre, Peach Blossom Fan at the Red Cat Theatre at Disney Concert Hall and Der Fliegende Hollander at the Spoleto Festival. Her New York design credits include Soft Power, Oedipus El Rey, Measure for Pleasure, Kit Marlowe, The Winter’s Tale, Civil Sex and Pericles at the Public Theatre; The Mother with Isabelle Huppert at the Atlantic Theatre Company, Apologia at the Roundabout, The View Upstairs at the Lynn Redgrave Theatre, Nathan the Wise, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Orlando, Venus in Fur, New Jerusalem and Texts for Nothing at Classic Stage Company; Thom Pain, Big Love, Kung Fu, Golden Child and Iphigenia 2.0 at Signature Theater; The Oldest Boy at Lincoln Center Theater; Tales From Red Vienna and The Explorer’s Club at Manhattan Theatre Club, Lives of the Saints, All in the Timing at Primary Stages; The Legend of Georgia Mcbride, The Submission, Coraline the Musical, The Wooden Breeks at Manhattan Class Company; Macbeth, Coriolanus and Svejk at Theater For A New Audience. She has designed for many regional theatres across the country.
Her opera credits include Aida at San Francisco Opera; Cyrano De Bergerac at La Scala, Metropolitan Opera and Royal Opera House (Covent Garden); Les Troyens at Metropolitan Opera; Facing Goya at Spoleto Festival and Singapore Festival; La Hija de Rappaccini with Gotham Chamber Opera, The Rape of Lucretia at Houston Grand Opera; Ainadamar at Tanglewood; The Gambler at Opera Zuid (Holland), Steve Reich’s Three Tales international tour; Salome, Fidelio, Die Walkure and Das Rheingold at Washington National Opera; Arsace Il at San Francisco Opera; Madame Butterfly at Houston Grand Opera and Grand Theatre de Geneve; The Silver River at Spoleto and Lincoln Center Festival.
As a Puppet and Costume designer: The Sound of Music at Salzburger Marionetten Theater, Aladdin at Disneyland and Lion, Witch and Wardrobe at Minneapolis Children’s Theater.
She has also received Obie, Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, Ovation, and Irene Sharaff Young Master Awards.