Murell Horton is a nationally recognized Costume Designer who has designed and worked on over 170 projects in theatre, television, opera, film and fashion.

IATSE/United Scenic Artists 829 Eastern Region Costume Design Professional Union


2007 Irene Sharaff Young Master Award

7 Helen Hayes Nominations for outstanding Costume Design: 2014 Wallenstein, 2012 Government Inspector, 2011 The Liar, 2008 Edward II,  2006 Lorenzaccio, 2002 Hedda Gabbler, 2001 Camino Real.

Career Highlights Include many World and National Premieres:

The Opera Lysistrata by Mark Adamo, Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl, The Liar, Heir Apparent  and Metromaniacs by David Ives.

Venues Include:

The Guthrie Theatre, The New York City Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington DC (winner of 2012 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre), The Juilliard School, Denver Center Theatre Company, Center Stage in Baltimore, The Philadelphia Theatre Company, The Berkshire Theatre Festival and many more.

Mr. Horton is honored to have worked with many brilliant theatre professionals including:

Directors: Michael Kahn (Shakespeare Theatre Company Artistic Director), Gale Edwards, Ethan Mc Sweeney, John Rando, Richard Corley. 

Designers: Ming Cho-Lee, Derek McLane, Walt Spangler, Howell Binkley, James Noone, Alexander Dodge.

Actors: Eli Wallach, John Glover, Judith Light, Michael Crawford, Marlo Thomas, Robert Cuccioli, Linda Hamilton.


Murell is represented by the Gersh Agency, NYC.