Deirdre Kavanagh

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Deirdre Kavanagh
Costume Designer/former Piper Board Member
Youth Director, Costume Design Workshop

Deirdre Kavanagh is back for her 9th year with the Piper family and, this year in addition to designing, building and supervising the costume shop, along with teaching young people the costuming arts.   She started her costume career in the early 80’s as a textile painter and dyer for such hit Broadway shows as “Into the Woods” and the original production of “Cats,” Deirdre also worked at the Muppets costume shop,with Oscar and Tony winning designer, Colleen Atwood and at Martin Izquierdo Studios. She also spent five years working with Woody Allen on such films as “Hannah and Her Sisters” and “Stardust Memories.”  She currently runs her own event planning and  design business — www.dpkdesign.com – but is glad to take a break every July to work with her colleagues, friends and students at Piper Theatre.