amber cook

Amber Cook, M.F.A.

Assistant Professor of Theatre - Costume Design
Office:  RCS 459

Amber is a costume and scenic designer. She received her BA in Theatre from the University of Michigan-Flint where she was an actor as well as a student of design. Upon graduation, Amber worked as a professional actor and resident artist at Flint Youth Theatre before attending Michigan State University's Department of Theatre for an MFA in Production Design with a focus in Costumes and Scenic Design. While at Michigan State University, Amber taught a variety of design coursework and was the recipient of a graduate degree completion fellowship to study fashion history in Europe. A nominee for the Zelma H. Weisfeld USITT Costume Design and Technology Award, her regional design credits include Manhattan Repertory Theatre (NYC), The Black Hills Playhouse (SD), The Ohio Light Opera (OH), The Performance Network, Tipping Point Theatre, Williamston Theatre, Flint Youth Theatre (MI), and many academic institutions. In addition, she has worked as a design assistant/technician in NYC and around the country, including stitching costumes for the Tony Award winning The King and I at Lincoln Center Theatre. Amber is a proud member of United Scenic Artists Local 829, and the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT).


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