Ásta Bennie Hostetter

Ásta Bennie Hostetter is a New Yorker theater artist who works mostly as a costume designer for the stage. She has also designed for film, opera and occasionally makes sets and puppets. Ásta is the director of Marie It’s Time (2022). Favorite costumes for Minor Theater include red pandas (Grimly Handsome) and Pete Simpson as a Ukrainian headmaster/incestuous jailer/adventuring journalist (The Terrifying) Recent costume design outside of this company includes Gnit (TFANA), Spring Rites (Waterwell Theater Company), Mrs. Murrays Menagerie (Ars Nova), Usual Girls (Roundabout Underground), Dance Nation (Playwrights Horizon), Miles for Mary (Bushwick Starr, Playwrights Horizon), Porto (Bushwick Starr, WP Theater), The Wolves (Lincoln Center), Men on Boats (Clubbed Thumb, Playwrights Horizons). USA 829 Member. MFA in Theater Design, Calarts.  2016 OBIE Award for Design Collaboration for John (Signature). Also a member of Target Margin Theater & The Mad Ones