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Nancy Bryant

Finalist, 2021

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Nancy Bryant is an established costume designer living in Vancouver and works widely designing for dance, theatre, opera, and television. Her work brings her together with various teams of fellow designers, directors, writers, and choreographers to theatre spaces and production workshops both locally and far afield.

Nancy’s approach to costume design has been influenced by her visual arts background and her work with innovators and groundbreakers including Morris Panych (The Overcoat), Kim Collier (Angels in America, Hamlet), and Jonathon Young (Betroffenheit, Revisor) to name a few.

Collaborations with choreographer Crystal Pite have had much notoriety in Europe, the UK, the USA, and across Canada, including pieces with The National Ballet of Canada, The Paris Opera Ballet, Royal Opera House, Zurich Opera House, Netherlands Dance Theatre, and with Pite’s company Kidd Pivot.

Recipient of the 2020 BC Achievement Foundation Award of Distinction, Olivia Awards for Best New Dance Production (2017 and 2018), Toronto Critics’ Theatre Award, a Leo Award, and twelve Jessie Richardson Awards.



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