Amy received her MFA in Costume Production from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She served as a Draper for Playmakers Repertory Company productions such as Amadeus, Pride and Prejudice, The Importance of Being Earnest, and Nicholas Nickleby. She worked professionally in the area of costume construction with the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte, Carolina Ballet, and Santa Fe Opera. She has also worked on the The Lion King, Hot Feet, and The Phantom of the Opera with Parson-Mearse in New York. She has professional experience as a costume shop manager, draper, first hand, stitcher, and crafts artisan. Amy has worked with the St-Arts summer program as an instructor of stage make-up, technical theatre, and puppet construction.
While earning her BA in Theatre Education from Winthrop University, Amy also served as the costume shop assistant. She has been the costume shop manager for both Paramount’s Carowinds and the University of North Carolina Charlotte, and has taught theatrical and couture sewing techniques at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Oklahoma City University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Amy is an active member of SETC and USITT, working with the USITT Costume Commission and assisting with master classes in Fabric Modification.
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