Valérie Thérèse Bart is making her HGO debut. Her opera work includes A Thousand Acres (world premiere, Des Moines Metro Opera); Fidelio, Butterfly (adaptation of Madame Butterfly, Heartbeat Opera); Rigoletto(Minnesota Opera); Vinkensport / Rocking Horse Winner (U.S. premiere, Opera Saratoga), Listen, Wilhelmina!(costumes/sets, world premiere, Wolf Trap Opera); and She, After (costumes/sets, world premiere, Urban Arias). Her regional theater work includes It’s Christmas, Carol! (world premiere, Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Twelfth Night (Kansas City Repertory Theatre); Poor Yella Rednecks (world premiere by Qui Nguyen, South Coast Repertory); Vietgone (Alley Theatre, Denver Center); The Great Leap (world premiere by Lauren Yee, Denver Center/Seattle Rep); The Servant of Two Masters (Theatre for a New Audience, Seattle Rep, Guthrie Theater, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Yale Repertory Theatre); and Pop! (sets, world premiere, Yale Rep). Her Off-Broadway work includes Wives (world premiere by Jaclyn Backhaus, Playwrights Horizons); Little Women (New York premiere by Kate Hamill, Primary Stages); Vanity Fair (world premiere by Kate Hamill, Pearl Theatre). Other work includes For You, Paige (world premiere TikTok musical) and Tina Packer’s Women Of Will (costumes/sets, national/international tour). She has a Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale University School of Drama.