Claire Blake is an Irish costume designer, artist and music theatre enthusiast based in Vienna, Austria. Trained in Performance Costume at Edinburgh College of Art, she completed a Masters at Central Saint Martins, London where she concentrated on directing and writing of experimental music theatre. She relocated to Vienna to further her career in costume design within the diverse operatic and theatre world found there. Her costume work has been toured internationally, and can be seen in Vienna at Dschungel Wien, Wiener Konzerthaus, and most recently at Bronski and Grünberg. She has worked for Wiener Taschenoper, Volkstheater, Theater an der Wien, Sirene Operntheater, Bahamut Productions, Jeunesse, Metafilm, Bahamut Productions, Scottish Opera, the Edinburgh Fringe, Traverse and Lyceum theatres in Edinburgh. She has participated in festivals such as the Prague Quadrennial, Hack the Barbican and the Tête à Tête Opera Festival. Her directorial work has been shown in London, Vienna and Athens.