Sue Blane trained at The Central School of Art and Design under the tutorship of Set Designer Ralph Koltai. As a Costume Designer, Sue has collaborated with English National Opera, Bayreuth Festival and La Scala. She has created costume designs for some of the industry’s top opera directors such as David McVicar, Jonathan Miller and Keith Warner. Sue designed the costumes for the 1975 film The Rocky Horror Picture Show and was awarded the title of a Member of the Order of the British Empire in 2006 for services to Drama and is a fellow of the Royal Designers for Industry. She was nominated for a 1997 Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance for her design of English National Ballet’s Alice in Wonderland.