Angela Buscemi costume designer
ANGELA BUSCEMICostume designer
Angela Buscemi was born in Messina in 1971. She began studying costume in high school.
She graduated at Messina’s Institute of Art before continuing her studies at the Accademia Internazionale d’Alta Moda ed Arte del Costume “Koefia” in Rome. Soon after, she began her career in theatre, collaborating on the staging of a great many operas. Among her most significant projects: Don Carlo at Teatro Mariinsky in St. Petersburg and Macbeth at Teatro alla Scala in Milan. She has created the costumes for a number of musicals and in 2001, with My Fair Lady, gained a nomination for best costumes at the “I.M.T.A Italian Musical Theatre Awards” In 2000, she designed the costumes for the film Metronotte directed by Francesco Calogero, the recipient of an award at the film festival in Annecy. She created the costumes for the short film Regalo di Compleanno directed by Christian Bisceglia, which gained a Special Mention Award by the International Jury when screened at Taormina Film Festival in 2004. Awarded a Special Mention in 2015 for the opera La Belle Helene, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, for which she created the costume sketches while working with Cristian Taraborrelli