Yuka Silvera

Yuka Silvera

is a Costume Designer based in New York. She is a member of IATSE UNITED SCENIC ARTISTS LOCAL USA-829. She studied fashion design and pattern making technology at Vantan Design Institute in Tokyo, also fashion design and theatrical costume design at F.I.T. in New York City.

She has over 20 years of experience in fashion, and has created exquisite couture costumes for Hampton Ballet Theatre School for over a decade. In 2017, she made her NYC debut play at the Urban Stages Theatre for the American Premier of Angry Young Man, directed by Stephen Hamilton.

This past spring, she worked on the costumes for Eliza Doolittle, for the University of Central Oklahoma’s production of My Fair Lady, directed by the award winning artist, Tony Walton. She has worked with Walton on the same show for the Encore Musical Theatre in 2016.

Her Costume Designs include:

  • A critically acclaimed Irish dark comedy, The Night Alive directed by Stephen Hamilton
  • Film Beach House directed by Jason Saltiel, produced by Ben Barenholtz
  • Opera Acis and Galatea with the Four Nations Ensemble, directed by Stephen Hamilton
  • Shakespeare play Hamlet, also Macbeth, directed by Morgan Duke Vaughan and Tristan Vaughan
  • Ballet Nutcracker, Cinderella and many more for the Hampton Ballet Theatre School, directed by Sara Jo Strickland