Sydney Dufka Forchielli is a visual storyteller and costume designer from Arch Cape Oregon. She is interested in exploring the motivation of characters through the details in the clothing. Educated in Chicago and based on both coasts, Sydney spends her time jet setting across the continental 48 with her husband Anthony Dufka Forchielli.
Select credits include ‘Translation of Likes’ directed by Ron OJ Parson at DePaul, ‘Fences’ directed by Lou Bellamy at Portland Playhouse and ‘Jasper in Deadland’ & ‘Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed’ directed by Stan Foote at Oregon Children’s Theatre.
In addition to designing Sydney assists the Costume Shop Manager at Portland Center Stage. Upcoming projects include Ken Ludwig’s ‘Sherwood’ at Clackamas Repertory Theatre and ‘Good Kids’ at Oregon Children’s Theatre’s Young Professionals.
Sydney holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Costume Design from The Theatre School at DePaul University where she studied under Nan Cibula-Jenkins.