Ana Kuzmanić is Yugoslav born costume designer for theatre and opera. Her theatrical career started while studying costume and fashion design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade. Since 2003 Ana’s design work has been seen across USA in regional theatres, national tours, commercial runs on Broadway and off Broadway as well as internationally in Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. Her costume designs have been honored with Drama Desk, Helen Hayes, Henry Hewes and Joseph Jefferson nominations and awards. Her designs for the opera include productions at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Los Angeles Opera, Dallas Opera and Metropolitan Opera, including most recent Met premiere of Florencia en el Amazonas, directed by her long-time collaborator Tony Award winning director Mary Zimmerman. Ana has designed for her fashion label from 1993 to 2001. She is a professor of costume design at Northwestern University in Evanston, USA.