Ana Kuzmanic is Yugoslav born, Chicago based costume designer. Her work was seen on Broadway, off-Broadway and internationally, including National Theatre of London and Sydney Theatre Company. Regionally she designed costumes for numerous productions at the Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Court Theatre, The House Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Berkley Repertory Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center, Washington Shakespeare Theatre Company, Trinity Repertory Company, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Geffen Playhouse. In 2014 she made her opera debut at the Lyric Opera of Chicago where she designed costumes for critically acclaimed production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni directed by her long time collaborator Robert Falls.
From 1993 to 2002 Ana designed for her fashion label. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Costume and Fashion Design from Faculty of Applied Arts and Design in Belgrade, Serbia and her Master of Fine Arts in Stage Design from Northwestern University.
She is an Associate Professor of costume design at Northwestern University in Evanston, USA.