Danielle Domingue Sumi (costume design) is a visual artist inspired by culture, spirituality, and humility. She is committed to promoting social well-being through costume design and expressive arts. Her creativity is explicated through diversity and social justice principles with an increased understanding, recognition, and response to multiethnic heritage.
A graduate of Clark Atlanta University, FIDMLA, and Loyola Marymount University, with degrees in both design and art
psychotherapy, Sumi is known for her ingenuity and leadership skills in theatrical, fashion, dance, and opera costume production.
She has created for the Fashion Institute of Design (LA), Theatre Forty, Los Angeles Opera, Music Academy of the West, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Perm Opera and Ballet, Los Angeles Master Chorale, East West Players, Japanese American Community and Culture Center, Halau Hula Moani’a’ala Anuhea, and Company One Theatre. Sumi has also worked as Resident Costume Designer with Nobles Theatre Collective. She is currently Costume Director with New Orleans Opera Association.