Claudia is a freelance Director and Costume Designer who is delighted to be back ‘home’ at Elmwood after completing a year as Associate Artistic Director at the SHAPE Performing Arts Centre on a NATO base outside of Brussels, Belgium. At Elmwood she has directed The Bridges of Madison County, Spring Awakening, A Man of No Importance, and Sunday in the Park with George, among others. She won the 2015 OnStage Critics Award for Best Costumes for Sunday in the Park with George. Claudia is currently designing costumes for Considering Matthew Shepard at St Paul’s Chapel at Trinity Church Wall Street and Jesus Christ Superstar at ACT of CT in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Additional design credits include Westchester Broadway Theatre as well as a variety of community theaters and other non-Equity venues in Chicago and Cincinnati. Claudia is also the Wardrobe Supervisor at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival.