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Seattle Opera.

Melanie Taylor Burgess

At Seattle Opera in 2016/17: As One
Hometown: Lewiston, ID 

Costume Designer Melanie Taylor Burgess made her Seattle Opera debut with Elektra (2008) and returned for Attila (2012) and The Consul (2014). She has designed costumes for more than 160 productions at venues that include Seattle Rep, 5th Avenue Theatre, ACT, Intiman Theatre, The Village Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Seattle Shakespeare Company, NCTC, Seattle Theatre Company, Strawberry Theatre Workshop, and Taproot Theatre.  She has also designed for the Guthrie, Cincinnati Playhouse, Tantrum Theater Ohio, and Hawaii Opera Theatre.  Melanie is on the faculty at Cornish College of the Arts. She received the Gregory Award for Outstanding Costume Design 2010.

Last updated: September 2016