Emily Morgan is a designer whose work spans multiple genres. As Costume Director for Richmond Ballet her design credits include Realms of Amber, City Life, Polaris, Gloria, Portrait of Billie, An Open Letter..., Pas Glazunov, and Notturno among others. Prior to joining Richmond Ballet, Morgan designed for a number of dance projects, including Round My World for Parsons Dance (premiered at New York’s Joyce Theater), as well as Canvas, a world premiere for the Vail International Dance Festival with Keigwin and Co. featuring principals from New York City Ballet. Morgan has also designed for both opera and theatre. Her work has been featured in a wide variety of projects in New York City, regional theatres around the United States, as well as through international tours and collaborations. She holds an M.F.A. from the University of California, San Diego.
What is your favorite aspect of working at Richmond Ballet?
I’m happy to learn the rich history and tradition of costume design for ballet, while also being given opportunities to innovate and move the art form forward through our commitment to new works.
What is your favorite aspect of living in Richmond?
The city is charming. A true mixture of old and new. Richmond is an incredibly diverse community with true love and support for the Arts.
What hobbies or activities do you enjoy doing outside of work?
Running! Seeing live music. Hanging out with my beagle. Getting outdoors, seeing the gorgeous historical sites and natural beauty of the hiking trails.