A. Christina (Stia) Giannini is an internationally recognized costume designer. Audiences around the world have enjoyed costumes and scenery designed by Stia. Her excellence in design has been accorded critical acclaim and recognized with international awards.
Choreographers describe her dance designs as "painterly" and "strongly emotionally evocative." Her design philosophy is to integrate the costume with the director's choreography to create works that are sculptural and complement the dancer's movement and the set. With her broad base of experience in a global artistic arena, she has been compelled frequently to accomplish stunning results with limited budgets and resources.