Suzanne Chesney

Suzanne Chesney is a Brooklyn based costume designer with two decades of experience in theatre and television. Soon after moving to New York, Suzanne found her artistic home at the Ensemble Studio Theatre where she has designed numerous world premiers including Photograph 51 by Anna Zeigler, Isaac’s Eye by Lucas Hnath, and most recently Travisville by William Jackson Harper directed by Steve Broadnax. Regional credits include Next to Normal, To Kill A Mockingbird, Blithe Spirit, and Turn of the Screw at Syracuse Stage; Clybourne Park, The Diary of Anne Frank, The Humans, The Glass Menagerie, Between Riverside and Crazy at Pittsburgh Public Theatre; Third, Degage, Chicago and A Christmas Carol at The Hangar Theatre. Suzanne has a BA from University of California at Santa Barbara and an MFA in Costume Design from Brandeis University. She was mentored by Jennifer von Mayrhauser who she worked with as an assistant designer during the final five seasons of “Law & Order”, Season 1 of “Unforgettable” (CBS), Broadway productions of Rabbit Hole, Third, and Come Back Little Sheba, and many regional theatre productions. Suzanne is a member of USA 829.

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