EMILY ANNE MACDONALD is a Los Angeles based designer and director. Her most recent work includes the design and direction of a staging of Schubert's Winterreise, scenery and costumes for Don Giovanni, Albert Herring and Così fan tutte with director James Darrah, scenery for productions of il Segreto di Susanna and L'Enfant et les Sortileges with director Peter Kazaras, The Adding Machine with director J.Ed Araiza, The Ginger Man and The Psychic Life of Savages with Angela Scott, Forgotten World with Shirley Jo Finney, As We Grow Down for the Dorn Dance Company, and O.P.C. with activist Eve Ensler. Her current work is in pre-production across the country, including The Juilliard School and Opera Omaha. She is an active painter, printmaker, and sculptor, having been a resident artist at Burren College of Art in County Clare, Ireland and at Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, California. She holds a degree in Studio Art from Mills College and a MFA from the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television.