Sandra Woodall, Costume Design Working in collaboration with diverse figures in the performing arts world, Sandra Woodall has been designing costumes for numerous ballet, modern dance, theatre, music, and performance art groups since 1970. Among them are the San Francisco Ballet, Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, Della Davidson Dance Theater, ODC/San Francisco, Oakland Ballet, American Conservatory Theater, Eureka Theater, California Shakespeare Company, Magic Theater, and the Kronos Quartet.Nationally and internationally, Woodall has designed costumes for the Joffrey Ballet, Ballet Metropolitan, Hartford Ballet, Dance Theater of Harlem, Nashville Ballet, Washington D.C. Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet and Hong Kong Ballet. She has designed sets and costumes for the National Theater of Norway, Den Norske Opera’s 1996 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. She has worked with designer Robert Israel in realizing the costumes for Philip Glass’s Akhenaten and for Joseph Papp’s New York Shakespeare Festival’s presentation of Miracolo d’Amore by Martha Clark. Her designs have also been featured as part of PBS programming.
Ms. Woodall received DANCE/Bay Area Isadora Duncan Awards in 1997 for Costume Design for Michael Smuin Ballet’s Frankie and Johnny, in 1996 for San Francisco Ballet’s Lambarena, in 1991 for Visual Design for Margaret Jenkins Dance Company’s Age of Unrest, and in 1989 for Sustained Achievement in Design. She received Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Costume Design in 1995 for the American Conservatory Theater production of Light Up the Sky and in 1989 for the ACT production of St. Joan.