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Department of Theatre Arts

Physical Address:
Corner of 6th and Rayburn
Shoup Hall - 2nd Floor
PHONE: (208) 885-6465
FAX: (208) 885-2558
E-MAIL: theatre@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Theatre Arts Department
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2008
Moscow, ID 83844-2008

Ann Hoste

Ann Hoste

Office: Shoup 204
Phone: (208) 885-0272
Email: ahoste@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: 875 Perimeter Dr. MS 2008
P.O. Box 442008
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2008

Department of Theatre Arts
Chair of Theatre Arts, Professor of Costume Design, Producing Artistic Director - Idaho Repertory Theatre

Home Town: Monroe, Michigan
Campus Locations: Moscow
With UI Since 2010

  • Biography

    Ann Hoste is the chair of Theatre Arts at the University of Idaho, Producing Artistic Director of Idaho Repertory and Professor of Costume Design. Some of her professional costume design credits include Amadeus for the Great Lakes Theatre Festival, King Henry IV for the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, The Miser for Central Missouri Repertory, A Number for Boise Contemporary Theatre, and Uncle Vanya for Hailey’s Company of Fools. A two-time recipient of the Idaho Commission on the Arts Fellowship for excellence in the arts, Ann also received a Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival Fellowship for Outstanding Achievement as a Teacher Artist. She is a member of United Scenic Artists and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.

    View her professional portfolio.

    Professional Memberships

    • United Scenic Artists, Local 829 (USA)
    • International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)
    • International Organization of Scenographers, Theatre Technicians and Architects (OISTAT)
    • USITT
  • Selected Publications
    • Editorial Board Member: Projects for Teaching Costume Design and Technology; United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Inc.; 1997.
    • Costume Designs published in Theatre Design and Technology; Summer 1994, Volume 30, Number 3; United States Institute for Theatre Technology Design Exposition 1994 Catalogue.
  • Outreach Projects
    Costume Design
    • 2009 Company of Fools; Hailey, ID: 110 in the Shade
    • 2008 Idaho Dance Theatre; Boise, ID: Catch
    • 2007 Idaho Repertory Theatre; Moscow, ID: Much Ado About Nothing
    • 2006 Boise Contemporary Theatre; Boise, ID: Memory of Water
    • 2005 Great Lakes Theater Festival; Cleveland, OH: Amadeus
    • 2003 Idaho Theatre for Youth; Boise, ID: Moss Gown
    • 1995 Idaho Shakespeare Festival: King Henry the Fourth, Part One
    • 1994 New World Theatre; Columbus, OH: Dear Liar
    • 1992 Central Missouri Repertory; Warrensburg, MO: The Miser
    • 1991 Zilker Summer Musical; Austin, TX: Into the Woods

    • 2010 Boise State University/Opera Idaho: Master Class
    • 2003 Boise State University: Endgame
    • 2000 Boise State University: The House of Bernarda Alba
    • 1994 Kenyon College: Picnic
    • 1991 Boise State University: Fool For Love
    • 1991 St. Edward's University: Lion in Winter

    Playwriting/Dramatic Adaptation

    • 2010 Boise State University: Main Street
    • 2006 Boise State University: Antigone
    • 2004 Boise State University: Life is a Dream
  • Awards and Honors
    • 2007 Outstanding Teacher-Artist Award; Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival, Region VII

    • 2007 National Faculty Design Fellowship, KC/ACTF; $1,500
    • 2003 Fellowship; Theatre Discipline; Idaho Commission on the Arts; $3,500
    • 1997 Fellowship; Theatre Discipline; Idaho Commission on the Arts; $3,500
    • 1994 Silver Anniversary Symposium Scholarship Award, KC/ACTF; $1,500

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