Doriandra Smith studied theatrical and fine arts in college and then embarked on a career in textile artistry, with proficiencies in fashion and costume design. Her work has been featured in art events, the movie industry, historical societies and amusement parks. A fabricator and stitcher for Global Entertainment in Burbank, California, she worked in soft goods for the movie and television industry for many years. She also worked with Dutch historians to reproduce flags used during Europe’s prolific shipbuilding days for Stichting NDSM-Herleeft, an historic maritime society in Amsterdam, Netherlands. She was a fabricator and production manager for large-scale art installations at Burning Man, and at the SkyPark at Santa’s Village in Skyforest, California, she designed and managed production of character, employee and retail-based costumes and uniforms. In addition to her work with Eugene Opera, she also maintains positions as Artist Liaison and Operations Coordinator with the Oregon Bach Festival and Artist Liaison with the Joshua Tree Music Festival.