Experience

Costume Assistant

Planet Costume Services Ltd

Costume | 2018

Beauty and the Beast

Little Wolf Entertainment Ltd

Crewing | 2017

Dressing

Wardrobe Assistant

Planet Costume Services

Costume | 2017

Pantomimes

Theatre Drapes Technician

Drape Makers, Derby

Theatre | 2009 - Present

Including drapes for High School Musical 3 and Legally Blonde

Events Dresser & Maker

Presentation Design Services, Derby

Crewing | 2009 - Present

Costume Alteration and Maintenance

Lichfield Costume Hire

Costume | 2017

Wardrobe Assistant

Planet Costume Services

Costume | 2017

The Comedy of Errors
The Lord Chamberlain's Men - all male theatre company

Wardrobe Assistant

First Family Entertainment, Nottingham

Costume | 2013 - Present

Employed full time from May 2016

Costume Making

Butlins

Costume | 2016

Bridesmaid Dresses and Cake Toppers

Freelance

Wedding | 2016

Minotaur Mascot Head

Midlands Metalheads

Costume | 2015

Backstage Crew

Disney On Ice

Crewing | 2011

UK Tour 2011

Included load ins/load outs, pre rig, set changes on the ice, dresser for skaters, costume maintenance, follow spot op and paint touch ups

Produced by Feld Entertainment

Costume Design and Construction

Freelance

Theatre | 2011

'Gorgo', Spartan Queen from the film '300'

Costume Design and Construction

Freelance

Theatre | 2010

'Altair', 12th Century Assassin

Set Construction and Scenic Art/Paint Supervisor

Dragon Breath Theatre Company

Theatre | 2009

'Cosmos', Waverley Studio Theatre, Nottingham and Curve, Leicester

Dresser and Costume Maintenance

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Crewing | 2008

'Robin of Sherwood'

Costume Design and Construction

University Project

Theatre | 2008

'Callosobruchus Maculates' – Female beetle

Corsets and Structures Project

Costume Construction and Authentic Ageing

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Theatre | 2008

'Robin of Sherwood'

Director: David Longford

Props Construction

New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Theatre | 2008

'Don Giovanni'

Director: Chris Monk

Costume Design and Construction

University Project

Theatre | 2008

'WWII Utility Dress'

1930’s/1940’s Costume Interpretation Project

Set Construction and Scenic Art/paint

The Television Workshop and National Theatre Connections

Theatre | 2008

'Burying Your Brother in the Pavement’

Waverley Studio Theatre, Nottingham

Set Construction and Scenic Art/Paint

The Television Workshop and National Theatre Connections

Theatre | 2008

‘He’s Talking’

Stoney Street Studio Theatre, Nottingham and The National, London

Qualifications

BA (Hons) Theatre Design

2nd Class Honours (1st division)
Nottingham Trent University (2006-2009)

BTEC Diploma in Art and Design Foundation Studies

Distinction
Stafford College (2005-2006)

A Levels

Art (B), Graphics (B), Sociology (C)
Chase Terrace Technology College (2003-2005)

GCSE’s

10 GCSE’s (A* – C)
Chase Terrace Technology College

 

Skills

Costume

Measuring the body, costume construction, alterations, pattern drafting, altering patterns, toile, fittings, maintenance, invisible zips, bias binding, buttonholes, eyeleting, facing, pleating, dyeing, tie dyeing, authentic aging, screen printing, millinery, photo shoots, fabric sourcing

Set

Spot welding, brazling, metal cutting and grinding, metal bending, drilling, various skills in woodwork including myter, and half lap joints, air tools including, nail gun, staple gun, pin gun, rivit gun, power tools, machinery including, crosscut saw/radial arm saw, sander, circular saw, pillar drill, band saw, wall saw, morticer

Props

Plasterzote, skriming, clay sculpture, rinoflex, latex, idenden, glue gun, vac Forming, plaster, soldering

Scenic Art

Knowledge on brushes, paints, glazes and primers. Ragging, sponging

Other skills include…

Designing, organisation, good time management, budgetary, good awareness of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and health and safety. Scale drawings/technical drawing, model figures and model box making. Basic knowledge on lighting and rigging.

Most of these skills can be seen in my portfolio. Referees can be given on request.