Biography

Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Ms. Wood moved to the U.S. in 1992 and has design credits in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Finland, Denmark, Austria and Israel. In addition to being a frequent collaborator with Kevin Newbury, Ms. Wood has worked with other such notable directors as Richard Jones, Davis Alden, James Robinson and Sir Jonathan Miller.

Ms. Wood’s design for Suor Angelica (Royal Opera House) won the U.K.’s 2012 Knight of Illumination Award.

Recent designs include: Bumbug the musical (New York city); Anna Bolena (Minnesota Opera); Il Trovatore (Utah Opera); In a Forest, dark and deep and Captors (Contemporary American Theater Festival); Wild Swans (world premiere: Young Vic, London and American Repertory Theater); Werther (Minnesota Opera); Il Trittico (Royal Opera House); Die Liebe der Danae (Bard Summerscape); Moskva, Cheremushki (Long Beach Opera); Maria Stuarda (Minnesota Opera); Roberto Devereux (Opera de Montreal and Minnesota Opera); La Cenerentola (Glimmerglass Opera); and the co-designs of Anna Nicole (world premiere: Royal Opera House) and Annie get your gun (Young Vic, London).

Education: Master of Fine Arts (Lighting Design) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Bachelor of Arts.