Narda McCarroll – Theatre Designer

Narda McCarroll – Theatre Designer

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Narda is a set, costume and lighting designer based in Calgary, Alberta. She has an MFA in theatre design from the University of Alberta. Since her graduation in 2000 she has worked steadily in Alberta and across the country on over 100 productions.

Some of her favorite design credits include: costumes for Vigilante (Catalyst Theatre); set/costumes for Brontë: The World Without (Stratford Festival); set for Rodger's & Hammerstein's Cinderella (Rainbow Stage); set/lights for To the Light, The Circle, set for Cockroach, Around the World in 80 Days, production design for Red, Mary’s Wedding (Alberta Theatre Projects); lights for Peter and the Starcatcher, A Few Good Men; costumes for The Penelopiad, Julius Caesar; co-production design for Vimy (Citadel Theatre); set/lights for Sherlock Holmes and the Raven's Curse, Sweeney Todd (Vertigo Theatre); and lights for the national tour of The Drowning Girls (Bent our of Shape).

Narda designed frocks for The Freewill Shakespeare Festival in Edmonton for 16 seasons. She also designed the costumes for the feature film Cut Bank starring John Malkovich and Liam Hemsworth. Narda is the recipient of 4 Sterling Awards, 3 Betty Mitchell Awards, a Victoria Critic Choice Spotlight Award, a Calgary Critter Award and a Sat Award. She is a full member of ADC.


MFA at University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB