Dana Osborne makes her Pacific Opera Victoria debut as costume designer for the October 2012 production of Verdi's Macbeth. It will mark her fifth production with director Morris Panych and set designer Ken MacDonald.
Originally from Duncan, BC, Dana is a graduate of York University's Theatre Design program. She has designed for the Stratford Festival, Soulpepper Theatre Company, Canadian Stage, Young People's Theatre, Factory Theatre, the Grand Theatre, The National Arts Centre and The Globe Theatre. She is the 2012 recipient of the Virginia and Myrtle Award In Costume Design.
Selected set & costumes designs include The Comedy of Errors (Canstage), The Comedy of Errors and King Henry IV, Part One (Stratford Festival), For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again (New Stages Peterborough). Costume designs include Time of Your Life (Soulpepper), The Lark, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Timon of Athens, Agamemnon (Stratford Festival), Return, The Underpants, Mojo (Theatrefront), Cinderella, Blithe Spirit (Globe Theatre), Apple, The Leisure Society (Factory Theatre).
Recent and upcoming projects include Hawksley Workman's The God That Comes (SummerWorks Performance Festival), Ed's Garage at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre and Fiddler on the Roof at the Stratford Festival.