Susan Hilferty Biography

Gender: Female

Has designed more than 200 productions for theatres across America and internationally. Her directorial collaborators include Athol Fugard (set, costumes, co-director), Michael Mayer, James Lapine, Robert Falls, Robert Woodruff, Joe Mantello, JoAnne Akalaitis, Garland Wright, Mark Lamos, Frank Galati, Des McAnuff, Sharon Ott, David Petrarca, Richard Nelson, Christopher Ashley, Kenny Leon, Laurie Anderson, Tony Kushner, Carole Rothman, Garry Hynes and Emily Mann. Recent work: Rigoletto at the Metropolitan Opera 2012-2013, the Taylor Swift Speak Now world tour 2011-2012. Broadway: Wonderland, Sondheim on Sondheim, Spring Awakening (Tony nom.), Lestat (Tony nom.), Assassins, Into The Woods (Hewes Award, Tony nom.), Dirty Blonde. She designs for opera, dance, film and TV and chairs deisgn at NYU/Tisch. Her numerous awards include Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for Wicked.

Susan Hilferty Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best Costume Design
Susan Hilferty, Wicked
 
The Lortels - 2007 - Outstanding Costume Design
Susan Hilferty, Spring Awakening
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Costume Design of a Musical
Susan Hilferty, Spring Awakening
Susan Hilferty, Lestat
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Costume Design
Susan Hilferty, Wicked
Susan Hilferty, Wicked
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Costume Design
Susan Hilferty, Wicked
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Costume Design
Susan Hilferty, Wicked
 
The Lortels - 2003 - Outstanding Costume Design
Susan Hilferty, My Life With Albertine
 
The Hewes Awards - 2002 - Costume Design
Susan Hilferty, Into The Woods
 
The Lortels - 2002 - Outstanding Costume Design
Susan HilfertyFranny’s Way
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Costume Design
Susan Hilferty, Into the Woods
 
The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Costume Design
Susan Hilferty, Jitney
 
Obie Awards - 2000 - Sustained Excellence Costume Design
Susan Hilferty