From: Rome, Italy. LA Opera: Madama Butterfly (2024, debut).

Franca Squarciapino is an Italian costume designer who won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design in 1990 for Cyrano de Bergerac. She has spent much of her career designing costumes for major theaters and opera houses, including the Burgtheater in Vienna, Royal Opera at Covent Garden, the Metropolitan Opera, the Vienna State Opera, and Zurich Opera among others.