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Holly Hynes


Holly Hynes (Costume Designer) has been the resident costume designer of The Suzanne Farrell Ballet since its inception in 1999 and has designed 36 ballets. Her costumes were featured at The Kennedy Center in a display celebrating 10 years of designing for The Suzanne Farrell Ballet in 2011. For Theater for Young Audiences at The Kennedy Center she has designed Kite on the Wind, Trumpet of the Swan and Barrio Grrrl as well as the national tour of Barrio Grrrl. In North America her theatrical designs have been seen at the Metropolitan Opera, Broadway, and Off-Broadway. Her ballet designs have been featured in such major companies as American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada, Houston Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Miami City Ballet, Richmond Ballet, and Boston Ballet. Abroad, her designs can be seen at companies including the Royal Ballet (London), La Scala, Mariinsky, Bolshoi, Stuttgart Ballet, Norwegian National Ballet, Bulgaria State Ballet, and The Royal Danish Ballet. In addition to her design work, she serves as a consultant with authority to teach costume reproductions of various established designs for the Jerome Robbins Estate and The George Balanchine Trust, serving many companies in Europe and the United States including the Mariinsky Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet, Bavarian State Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, State Opera of Berlin, Hamburg Ballet, Het National, and The Royal Ballet (London) Holly has designed over 250 ballets in her career as a costume designer. For 21 years she was the Director of Costumes for New York City Ballet where she has designed over 70 ballets. She is also currently working on a new design for Kansas City Ballet's new Nutcracker for the 2015 Christmas season.
Holly Hynes