THE OFFICIAL SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN
Aly Renée Amidei
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Aly Amidei is the new Assistant Professor of Design at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with an MFA in Costume Design from Carnegie Mellon University in 2000.
Previous MSF work includes 2013's She Stoops to Conquer, 2014's Cymbeline, 2016's As You Like It, 2018's The Tempest, and 2022's The Merry Wives of Windsor.
She is an ensemble member, designer, and playwright at two pillars of Chicago ensemble-based storefront theatre: Strawdog Theatre Company and Lifeline Theatre.
She was also a founding member and the artistic director for the horror theatre company WildClaw.
Her costume and makeup designs have also been featured at Steep Theatre, Magic Theatre of San Antonio, Lakeside Shakespeare, Irish Theater of Chicago, Buffalo Theater Ensemble, Dupage Opera, Stage Left, Artistic Home, House Theater of Chicago, Teatro Vista, Collaboraction, and Vitalist Theater.
Previously, she worked for fifteen years as the costume and makeup coordinator for the College of DuPage theater and dance department and as a professor at UNC-Charlotte for seven years.