Willa Piro is a NYC based costume designer for theatre, film, and dance. Her design approach is fluid and collaborative; centering truthful storytelling through nuanced character-driven choices. She is interested in how silhouette, color and texture can elicit an emotional response and excited by world building projects that allow a unique visual language to emerge.

Recent theatre design projects include ERASTES written by Andres Osorio and directed by Rachel Horwitz at The Fresh Fruits Festival and GALATEA written by MJ Kaufman and directed by Sarah Hughes at Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Recent film design projects include the short films THERAPIST CRUSH written and directed by MJ Kaufman, CONFETTI written and directed by Spencer Grammer, GEORGETTE IN THE GARDEN written and directed by Grace Phillips, and the feature film GHOSTWRITTEN written and directed by Thomas Matthews starring Jay Duplass, Maria Dizzia, and Kate Lyn Sheil.

As Assistant Costume Designer she has worked on various productions on and off Broadway, and for streaming studios such as Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and Apple TV+.

Recent Assistant Costume Design work includes AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE and SWEENEY TODD (Broadway), and the feature film THE ADULTS (Universal). 

Willa is a proud member of IATSE Local USA 829