Carol Stevenson (Costume Designer) began her career as a textile designer, selling her work in Europe and America. She started designing for the theatre while living in Singapore. On her return to England she studied at Croydon College of Art, designing costumes for Cavalcade whilst there. She has designed many sets and costumes for Kentish Opera since 1984 and, with her team, has made hundreds of costumes. Productions include Carmen, Aïda, Die Fledermaus, Cavalleria Rusticana, Pagliacci, Manon Lescaut, Peter Grimes, Macbeth, La traviata, Turandot, Madama Butterfly, A Masked Ball, Nabucco, Don Quixote, Samson and Delilah, The Pearl Fishers and Tosca. Carol has also designed for Abbey Opera, Pavilion Opera, Opera South, Opera Viva, New Sussex Opera, the Theatre Royal Northampton, the Bruton Theatre, and also for community productions.