Ann Hould-Ward received the 1994 Tony Award as well as the American Theatre Wing's Design Award for “Best Costume Design” in Beauty and the Beast. She was selected to represent the United States in the 1995 Prague Design Quadrennial. Her costume designs for Broadway include Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine’s Sunday in the Park with George (Tony and Drama Desk nominations; Maharam Award for “Outstanding Costume Design”), Harrigan and Hart (Maharam nomination), Into the Woods (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critic's Circle nominations; Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Award); The Moliere Comedies at the Roundabout; Falsettos, St. Joan, Three Men on a Horse, In the Summer House, and Timon of Athens. Designs for Off-Broadway include Cymbeline, On the Verge, and Personals. Dance designs include collaborations with Graciella Daniele (Ballet Hispanico) and Lar Lubovitch (White Oak Project). Designs for Regional Theatre include projects at the Guthrie Theater, Arena Stage, and Seattle Rep. Hould-Ward worked with Parsons on costumes for The Pied Piper after recently completing AEROS with him and the athletes of the Romanian Gymnastic Federation.
The costumes for Artemis are Hould-Ward’s fourth work for American Ballet Theatre since Othello (1997), Meadow (1999) and The Pied Piper (2001)