Singapore designer who shopped for New York City Ballet returns to dress local theatre productions

Designer Leonard Choo is currently the director of design resource development at the Textile and Fashion Federation.
Designer Leonard Choo is currently the director of design resource development at the Textile and Fashion Federation.PHOTO: COURTESY OF EDDIE WAN

SINGAPORE - Not many Singaporeans can claim to have purchased exquisite fabrics and costumes for the prestigious New York City (NYC) Ballet. It was a dream job Leonard Choo was sorry to leave.

He was due home to fulfil his commitment to the arts sector here. Graduating with a master's in fine arts from Boston University in 2014, he is the first National Arts Council (NAC) Arts Scholarship recipient to study costume design.

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