Amanda Dura graduated in 2000 with an MFA in Costume Design from the University of Idaho. For two seasons Amanda acted as the costume shop manager at Sacramento Theatre Company. She designed several shows for Sacramento Theatre Company including a touring educational program; The Worm Book and Benched, a new play. At the B Street Theatre in Sacramento she designed Beneath the Moon Beyond the Stars. In the summer of 2001 Amanda Designed The Glass Menagerie and The Foreigner for Idaho Repertory Theatre. Her designs for ESU Theatre include Bus Stop, A Bright Room Called Day and Noises Off.