Miranda Boodheshwar (she/her) is a Guyanese-American costume designer and mixed-media artist who grew up in South Florida.
For the 2022-2023 season, she worked at The Juilliard School as a Costume Design Assistant through their Professional Apprentice Program.
She received her BFA in Drama with a concentration on Costume Design from Carnegie Mellon University with college and university honors. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Crystal Marie Gomes Memorial Costume Design Award, as well as the West Coast Drama Alumni Clan Award.
She has a passion for social justice and strives to always be the voice at the table who speaks up for those who are unable to. She is interested in helping the next generation of theater makers gain access to the industry by breaking down the status quo. Her aim is to tell stories from a valuable and ethical perspective. Miranda also loves bringing abstract craftwork and non-traditional materials into her work.
She worked under Mindy Eshelman as a teaching assistant for Carnegie Mellon's Costume History class and is dedicated to continuing to research and educate on the history of clothing in underrepresented cultures. She is available for hire as a design research consultant.
Recent work includes: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S CIRCUS for Circus Smirkus (Associate Costume Designer), CHOREOGRAPHIC HONORS for The Juilliard School (Assistant Costume Designer), SENIOR DANCE PRODUCTION for The Juilliard School (Assistant Costume Designer), and PROVING UP for The Juilliard School (Assistant Costume Designer)
Upcoming work includes Co-facilitating the 2023 SPRINGBOARD TO DESIGN program, in partnership with Design Action and The American Theatre Wing, as well as CRUZAR LA CARA DE LA LUNA for Minnesota Opera (Assistant Costume Designer).
To learn more about Miranda, download or view her resumé below.