Richard St. Clair - Head of Costume Design
The Pennsylvania State University
206 Theatre Building
University Park, PA 16802
Head of BFA/MFA Costume Design. A proud graduate of Penn State University, Richard has been designing professionally for 25 years. As Resident Costume Designer/Costume Director for the Opera Company of Philadelphia he has worked with such luminaries as Gian Carlo Menotti, Luciano Pavarotti, Theodore Bikel, James Galway, Judith Jamison, Denyse Graves, Juan Diego Florez and Anna Netrebko. He has also designed for the Seattle Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Philadelphia Theatre Company and the Arden Theatre Company.
He is the recipient of two Barrymore Awards for Outstanding Costume Design. Most recently he designed costumes for the world premiere of Terrence McNally's GOLDEN AGE, for the Philadelphia Theatre Company and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the American premiere of PHAEDRA by Hans Werner Henze for the Opera Company of Philadelphia.
He has taught Costume Design at Stonybrook University, Rutger's University, and Philadelphia's University of the Arts. Mr. St Clair holds a BA from Penn State University and an MFA from Temple University- both in Theatrical Costume Design. Member United Scenic Artists local 829.