Amy Pedigo-Otto is a freelancing costume designer for musicals, theatre, dance and film. Since moving to New York City from her hometown of Dallas, Texas, Amy has been working both in New York and throughout the country.
NEW YORK: Amy’s designs have been seen at venues including Theater at St. Clements, Ars Nova, New York Musical Festival, Stella Adler Studios, St. John’s Chappell Players, Columbia Stages, Hudson Guild Project, APAP Dance Showcase, Estrogenius Dance Festival and 2nd Ave. Dance Co.
REGIONAL: Amy has designed for Summer Repertory Theatre, Alpine Theatre Project, Curtain Call Theatre, Plano Repertory Theatre and New York Stage and Film. She also has taught design at Sarah Lawrence College and Santa Rosa Jr. College.
MENTORS: Amy has also worked as an assistant to an array of other excellent costume designers. She assisted Susan Hilferty on The Illusion (Signature Theatre), Gregory Gale on How to Succeed in Business… (Goodspeed Opera), Carrie Robbins on Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (National Tour), Claudia Stephens on the world premier of Before Night Falls (Fort Worth Opera) and Andrea Lauer on Our Lady of 121st Street (5th Floor Theater). She has also assisted on Louie starring Louis CK on the FX network and several independent features, shorts and commercials. She has shopped for Donna Langman Costumes and built angel wings for Victoria Secret Fashion Show.
EDUCATION: In 2004 Amy graduated with honors from the University of Oklahoma with two BFAs in Drama! (One for design, one for performance studies). She received her MFA in costume design in 2009 from the NYU/Tisch School of the Arts Department of Design for Stage and Film, where she studied under the patronage of Susan Hilferty, Martin Pakledinaz, Constance Hoffman, Paul Tazewell, David Zinn, Campbell Baird, and John Conklin. There she received the Oliver Smith Award for Excellence.