Kym Barrett

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Kym Barrett
Born (1965-08-11) 11 August 1965 (age 51)
Brisbane, Australia
Nationality Australian
Education National Institute of Dramatic Art
University of New England
Occupation Costume designer

Kym Barrett (born 11 August 1965) is an Australian costume designer of Hollywood films. She is a regular collaborator with The Wachowskis and was the costume designer of their films The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Speed Racer, Cloud Atlas and Jupiter Ascending.

Kym Barrett started her career working in theatre for eight years before she began working in film. She has also designed costumes for Cirque du Soleil.[1] Barrett designed freshly imagined period costumes for the Metropolitan Opera's 2013 production of The Tempest.[2] In September 2013, she stepped down from her role as costume designer for the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.



  1. ^ Lucy Jones (2012-01-09). "Cirque du Soleil: Life is one big balancing act". Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Cargill, Clinton; Schrager, Victor (30 September 2012). "Dressing 'The Tempest'". The New York Times Magazine. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 

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