Elisa Richards is a costume designer based out of Atlanta, GA.
Ms. Richards earned a B.F.A. in costume design from the prestigous University of North Carolina School of the Arts. She began her career working in the costume shops for world renowned Opera companies such as: The Metropolitan Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Glimmerglass Opera, Virginia Opera, and The Minnesota Opera. In 2006 Ms. Richards moved to New York City to work as the costume shopper for The Metropolitan Opera. During this time she began designing numerous theatre shows and a production of "Carmen" for Tri-Cities Opera in 2008. In addition to her busy design career in New York, Ms. Richards also worked as a full time dresser for 2 years on Broadways hit musical : "Mary Poppins'".
In 2009 Ms. Richards moved to Atlanta, Ga to pursue a career in the film and television industry. She has served as key costumer, costume shopper, costume ager, assistant designer and costumer supervisor on numerous productions. Assistant Costume Designer credits include "Scary Movie 5" and 8 episodes on "The Walking Dead" where Ms. Richards was quickly promoted to Costume Supervisor for 26 episodes.
In addition to her success in the film and television industry, Ms. Richards owns a luxury gift bag line through her compnay - RubyBirdy Designs debuting this fall.
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