Anne Nesmith is a Washington, DC-based wig designer who has been working in opera and theatre for over 20 years.
She has designed nationally for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Opera Philadelphia, Arena Stage, Ford’s Theatre, Opera Boston, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Signature Theatre, Castleton Music Festival, Wolftrap Opera and Washington Ballet among others.
Her work has been seen internationally at Seiji Ozawa’s Saito Kinen Festival in Matsumoto, Japan and Hyogo Performing Arts Center in Nishinomiya, Japan. Anne was the Resident Wig and Makeup Designer for the Baltimore Opera Company and has constructed wigs for the Metropolitan Opera, Wicked, the Scooby Doo, Live! tour and the Asian tour of 42nd Street.
Her work has been seen in numerous Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s Cultures in Motion programs, Great Planes on the Military Channel, Ice Cold Killers for Investigation Discovery, MD Public Television and the U.S. Army’s tour Spirit of America.