A Little Bit About Me:
Amanda is an NYIT-Award nominated freelance costume designer for theatre, film, television, and dance based in New York City and a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. She is incredibly passionate about clothing and history and loves nothing more than to spend her days surrounded by both.
Currently, she is the assistant costume designer for the Broadway production of The Play That Goes Wrong, now playing at the Lyceum Theater, designed by Roberto Surace. She is also the assistant designer for the Bob Crowley-designed musical An American in Paris, on tour now across the US and Broadway's School of Rock (costume design by Anna Louizos) playing at the Winter Garden Theater.
You can also see her costume designs in Vital Theater Company's Kid Frankenstein the Musical directed by Sam Viverito, and on tour in Vital's Flight School the Musical based on the best-selling children's book by Lita Judge.
She has designed for Gideon Productions (including all three of Mac Rogers' critically acclaimed Honeycomb Trilogy: the NYIT Award-winning Advance Man, Blast Radius, and Sovereign), Keen Company, Vital Theater Company (including the Off-Broadway Alliance Award-winning Stinky Kids the Musical and the OBA-nominated Show Way), Epic Theatre Ensemble, Ground UP Productions, The Attic Theater Company, Going to Tahiti Productions, iTheatrics, Stella Adler Studios, Atlantic Theater Company Acting School, EBE Ensemble, Gold No Trade, Columbia University's Graduate Film Department, TV's History Channel, Off-Off-Hollywood Pruductions (TV), Happy Feet Productions, and others. As assistant costume designer, her work has been seen on the stages of Broadway's An American in Paris, Soho Rep, the New Group, Playwrights Horizons, Atlantic Theater Company, Keen Company, The Mint, Women's Project, Ma-Yi, Opera House Arts, Pascal Productions, Austin Shakespeare (in NYC), and Philadelphia Theater Company. She has also been a teaching artist at several NYC schools and was nominated for a 2014 New York Innovative Theater Award for her designs for Ground UP's Rubber Ducks & Sunsets.
Check out the 'Upcoming' section of her website for even more news!
Updated November 2016. Above content © Amanda Jenks 2016.