Claire Townsend is a New York City based costume designer. She holds a MA in Design for Performance from Central St Martins, London, and an BA in Costume Design from Wimbledon School of Art. Since graduating she's worked in Los Angeles and NYC where she currently resides. Recent projects include The Richard Project for AADA, Afterlife & Josephine for  Chelsea Opera, and Madama Butterfly for West Bay Opera. 

She currently is in production at the Metropolitan Opera.


Upcoming projects include Princess Maliene, a newly composed opera, based on the fairytale Maliene, by Whitney George and Brittany Goodwin, which will be seen as part of the Opera Dell Arte's Summer Season Starting August 13th.

More about her upcoming work can be seen at her blog here

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