Irina Kruzhilina is a New York-based costume designer for the performing arts. Her work has been shown all over the world, from BAM to the National Theatre in Prague, and from Avery Fischer hall at Lincoln Center to a floating barge on the East River in Queens. Ms. Kruzhilina designed costumes for dozens of theatre, dance, opera, and puppetry performances, including with Doug Fitch and Giants are Small for the New York Philharmonic (A Dancer's Dream), David Chambers (Merchant of Venice, Don Juan in Prague), Ruth Margraff (Three Graces), Else-Marie Laukvik (Arctic Hysteria), Mabou Mines (Song for New York), DNA works (HaMapah), SCRAP performance group (Tide) and Adam McKinney (Heliotrope). Her work has appeared at the Philadelphia Live Arts, Spoleto Fringe and DAH Teater (Belgrade, Serbia) festivals. A native of Moscow, Russia, Ms. Kruzhilina is dedicated to connecting Western and Eastern European theatre through international collaborations, which led to multiple productions with Plovdiv Dramatischen Theatre in Bulgaria and director Stayko Murdjev, and with director Alexander Sharovsky at the Russian Drama Theatre in Baku, Azerbaijan. She received the 2007 NEA/TCG Career Development Program For Theatre Designers.