Ann Gumpper, Scenic Design and Painting

Ann Gumpper holds an MFA in Scenic Design from Virginia Commonwealth University, School of the Arts.

She has enjoyed designing The Barber of Seville, Hansel and GretelCarmenDon Pasquale, Face on the Barroom Floor, Bon Apetit, La Traviata, Amahl and the Night Visitors, The MikadoCavalleria Rusticana and Gianni Schicchi with Lyric Opera of the North, as well as recent designs Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Duluth Playhouse); Nutcracker (Twin Cities Ballet); CarouselDie Fledermaus (Minnesota Orchestra); Candide, From Berlin to Broadway (Skylark Opera); Firebird, A Midsummer Night’s DreamDracula, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella (Minnesota Ballet); A Christmas Carol (Wise Fool Shakespeare Company); Il Mondo Della Luna (UMD Opera), Cinderella (UMD Theatre); West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, GreaseDeath of a Salesman (Lake Superior Community Theatre).

Upcoming projects include scenery for Les Uncomfortables with LOON; Rusalka (Little LOON); Annapurna (Duluth Playhouse); On the 20th Century, Oh! Coward (Skylark Opera); Mozart’s “Pantalon und Colombine”: Musik zu einer Pantomime (Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra).

Ann is proud to be a partner with Cal Metts in their new venture, the LOON Scenic Shop. For more information about Ann, visit

Roles with Loon