Dunya Ramicova designed the costumes for Seattle Opera’s productions of Janacek’s Jenufa and Wagner’s Fliegende Holländer. Originally from Czechslovakia, Ramicova immigrated to the United States as a teenager and studied design at The Goodman School of Drama and The Yale School of Drama. She joined the faculty at Yale School of Drama as well as being a Resident Costume Designer for the Yale Repertory Theatre. Her work has been seen at the Metropolitan Opera (where she made her debut as costume designer for Philip Glass’ Voyage), Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Salzburger Festspiele, Chicago Lyric Opera, New York City Opera, and many more throughout United States and Europe. Most recently, Ramicova designed costumes for the world premiere of John Adams’ Doctor Atomic at San Francisco Opera, for the world premiere of Tobias Picker’s American Tragedy at the Met, and for Picker’s Emmeline at Santa Fe Opera and New York City Opera.. Ramicova is a Professor of Art at the University of California in Merced.