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Alina Bokovikova

Alina Bokovikova is an artistically diverse costume designer with more than sixty professional productions for live performances in her portfolio. She has several regional Best Costume Design awards and presented her works at the "Costume Design at the Turn of Century" exhibition in Moscow 2015, Prague Quadrennial 2012, and was featured in "American Theatre Magazine" 2016. Bay Area audience could see her works at California Shakespeare Company, TheatreWorks, Cutting Ball Theatre, Opera San Jose, Opera Parallele... Her regional theatre credits include The Old Globe Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, North Coast Repertory Theatre... Alina Bokovikova has a Master’s Degree in Education from Russia and MFA in Costume Design from UC San Diego; she is a Costume Design Coordinator at Academy of Art University, San Francisco and adjunct faculty at UC Santa Cruz. Currently, she works on two world premieres, “Today It Rains”, a project with Opera Parallele about artist Georgia O’Keeffe and the new full-length opera “If I Were You” with San Francisco Opera Merola Program.

 

Education and Training: 
University of California, San Diego - MFA in Costume Design 2011
Novosibirsk Art University, Russia, 1999-2001
Novosibirsk Pedagogical University, Russia, Master in Education 1998
Teaching Interests: 

Fashion Design, Fashion History, Costume Design, and History of Costume

Selected Performances: 

Costume Design Credits

  • Uncle Vanya, Cutting Ball Theatre, Director Paige Rogers (2018)

  • Pelleas and Melisande, West Edge Opera, Director Keturah Stickann Doucet (2018)

  • Timon of Athens, Cutting Ball Theatre, Director Rob Melrose (2018)

  • Iron Shoes, Shotgun Players, Director Erika Chong Chuch (2018)

  • The Many Faces of Farce, Stanford Repertory Theatre, Director Alex Johnson (2017)

  • La Boheme, Opera San Jose, Director Michael Shell (2017)

  • Calligraphy, TheatreWorks, Director Leslie Martinson (2017)

  • Flight, Opera Parallele, Director Brian Staufenbiel (2017)

  • Hedda Gabler, Cutting Ball Theatre, Director Yury Urnov (2017)

  • Waiting for Lefty, Stanford Repertory Theatre, Director Marty Pistone (2016)

  • Slaughter City, Stanford Repertory Theatre, Director Alex Johnson (2016)

  • Fences, California Shakespeare Company, Director Raelle Myrick-Hodges (2016)

  • Way Downriver, North Coast Rep Theatre, Director David Ellenstein (2016)

  • Tokyo Fish Story, TheatreWorks, Director Kirsten Brandt (2016)

  • Betrayal, North Coast Rep Theatre, Director Frank Corrado (2015)

  • Unnecessary Farce, North Coast Rep Theatre,  Director Matthew Wiener (2015)

  • The Threepenny Opera, Music Department UC San Diego, Director Ruff Yeager (2015)

  • Chapter Two, North Coast Rep Theatre, Director David Ellenstein (2015)

  • Twilight, Los Angeles:1992, San Marcos State University, Director Kaja Dun (2015)

  • Scapin, Grossmont Community College, Director Brian Rickel (2014)

  • Gunmetal Blues, North Coast Rep Theatre, Director Andrew Barnicle (2014)

  • Rent, School of Creative and Performing Arts, Director Bill Doyle (2014)

  • Freud’s Last Session, North Coast Rep Theatre, Director David Ellenstein (2014)

  • Fallen Angels, North Coast Rep Theatre, Director David Ellenstein (2014)

  • Regrets Only, Diversionary Theatre, Director Jessica John (2014)

  • Romance, Romance, North Coast Rep Theatre, Director Rick Simas (2014)

  • Agrippina, Opera NEO,  Director Peter Kozma (2014)

  • Magic Flute, Opera NEO, Director Octavio Cardenas (2014)

  • Mandate Memory, North Coast Rep Theatre, Director David Ellenstein (2014)

  • Bird Lady, Link Theatre/ Chicago, Choreographer Rebecca Salzer (2014)

  • Seussical, the Musical, San Marcos State University, Director Kaja Dun (2014)

  • Playwrights Project, Old Globe Theatre, Directors George Ye, Rosina Rainold (2014)

  • School for Lies, North Coast Rep Theatre,  Director Andrew Paul (2014)

  • Broken Glass, North Coast Rep Theatre, Director David Ellenstein (2013)

  • Pause. WOW Festival La Jolla Playhouse, Choreographer Alicia Baskle (2013)

  • Becoming Cuba, North Coast Rep Theatre, Director David Ellenstein (2013)

  • Blurred Borders, Spain Dance Festival, Choreographer Patricia Rincon (2013)

  • Reference To Salvador Dali Makes me Hot, Moxie Theatre, Dir. Dana Harrel (2013)

  • A Doll’s House, Old Globe Theatre, Director Kirsten Brandt (2013)

  • Playwrights Project, Lyceum Theatre, Director  Kaja Dun (2013)

  • Words By. The Musical, North Coast Rep Theatre, Dir. David Ellenstein (2012)

  • Underpants, North Coast Rep Theatre, Director Mark Pinter (2012)

  • This, North Coast Rep Theatre, Director Kirsten Brandt (2012)

  • A Man, His Wife and His Hat , Moxie Theatre,  Director Janet Hayatshahi (2012)

  • Henry IV, North Coast Rep Theatre,  Director David Ellenstein (2012)

  • A Raisin in the Sun, Moxie Theatre, Director Delicia Turner Sonnenberg (2011)

  • Les Noces /ballet/, Mandeville Theatre, Choreographer Allison Green (2011)

  • The Great American Trailer Park Musical, San Diego Rep Dir. Sam Woodhouse (2011)

  • Hedda Gabler, Mandell  Weiss Forum, Director Anthony Luciano (2011)

  • Stereoblind / film/, UC San Diego, Choreographer Rebecca Salzer (2011)

  • Generation, Potiker Theatre la Jolla Playhouse, Choreographer Rebecca Salzer (2010)

  • Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Potiker, La Jolla Playhouse, Dir. Kyle Donnelly (2010)

  • Phantom Band, Theodore and Adele Shank, Director Tom Dugdale (2010)

  • Camino Real, Potiker  Theatre, la Jolla Playhouse, Director Adam Arian (2009)

  • Night,  Mandell Weiss Forum Theatre, Director Rebecca Salzer (2009)

  • Refraction, Theodore and Adele Shank, Director Jeff Wienckowski (2009)

  • Fairy's Tale, Mandell Weiss Forum Theatre, Choreographer Patricia Rincon (2009)

  • The Good Doctor, Redlands Theatre Festival, Director Cliff Cabanilla (2008)

  • La Traviata /co design/ Opera, University of Redlands, Director Marco Schindelmann (2008)

  • Beehive. The Musical, Redlands Theatre Festival, Director  Cliff Cabanilla (2008)

  • Complete Work of W.Shakespeare, Redlands Theatre Festival, Cliff Cabanilla (2008)

  • The Club Noir, Crafton Hills College, Director Tom Bryant (2008)

  • The Little Years, Crafton Hills College, Director Tom Bryant (2007)

  • The Proof, Crafton Hills College, Director Tom Bryant (2007)

  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Crafton Hills College, Director Tom Bryant (2007)

Honors and Awards: 
  • Upcoming exhibition: Costume Design for “La Boheme”, OSJ, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles,  July 21- October 13, 2019
  • Nomination for the Best Costume Design, SF Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award, “Hedda Gabler”, 2017
  • Costume Design at the Turn of the Century, 1990-2015 , International Exhibition. Bahkrushin Museum, Moscow, June 2015, “School for Lies”
  • Outstanding Costume Design, San Diego Critics Circle, Craig Noel Award, "School for Lies", 2014
  • Nomination for Outstanding Costume Design, San Diego Critics Circle, Craig Noel Award, "Fallen Angels",2014
  • Prague Quadrennial,  display "El Camino Real", 2011
  • Excellence in Teaching, UC San Diego, 2011
  • KPBS Patté Award, Outstanding Costume Design, 2009
  • Excellence in Technical Theatre Program, Crafton Hills College, 2007