David C. Woolard

(Houston, Texas)

2018–19 Season: Costume Designer of It's a Wonderful Life

Costume designer David C. Woolard made his San Francisco Opera debut in 2005 with L’Italiana in Algeri. He has received Tony Award nominations for The Rocky Horror Show and The Who’s Tommy and has designed over 20 shows on Broadway and over 200 shows around the world. Highlights include West Side Story, Damn Yankees, as well as the world-premiere operas Cold Mountain at the Santa Fe Opera and Everest at the Dallas Opera. In addition to his Tony nominations, Woolard has won a Drama Desk Award, Henry Hewes Design Awards, and he was nominated for an Olivier Award.