Christina Poddubiuk made her POV debut as designer for Richard Strauss' Capriccio (2011) and returns in 2013 to design Tosca.
She has over 25 years experience as a set and costume designer, mostly in classical theatre for companies such as the Shaw and Stratford Festivals, Soulpepper, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Recent designs include Romeo and Juliet (Denver Center Theatre Company), You Can't Take It With You, On The Rocks, The Fantasticks, Romeo and Juliet (National Arts Centre), Waiting for the Parade, Jean Racine's Phèdre (also for American Conservatory Theater), A Moon for the Misbegotten, Travesties, All's Well That Ends Well, Othello, Mary Stuart, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, The Heiress, Major Barbara, and Heartbreak House. She has received the New York Drama Desk Award, American Theater Wing Award, Tyrone Guthrie, Tom Patterson, and Sterling Awards, and the Capital Critics Circle Award. She is a graduate of McGill University and the National Theatre School.
...let me simply say that when I die, I don't want to go to heaven, unless they promise me it will be designed by Christina Poddubiuk...