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THEATRE SET & COSTUME DESIGNER

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THEATRICAL WORK

Design Assistant to Sam Wyre on multi award winning ‘The Trench’ by Les Enfants Terribles, Edinburgh Festival 2012

Wardrobe Supervisor, Hard Times, Capitol Theatre, MMU February 2009

Prop Maker, Once Upon a Dragon, Grid Iron Theatre Company May 2007

Scenic Painting For Andrew Greenfield, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Pantomime Cloths Designed by Terry Parsons - Cinderella, Aladdin and Peter Pan 2005/2006

Scenic Painting and Props Maintenance, The Boyfriend, Regents Park Theatre July 2006

Soft Props Construction, Russell Beck Studios, Avenue Q, Mary Poppins (American Tour)  Wicked 2006

Costume Dye Work, Clown, Travelling Light Theatre Company, December 2004 and October 2005

Design Assistant, Model Maker, For Andrea Montag, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, Redgrave Theatre September 2005

Wardrobe Assistant, Alice in Wonderland Directed by Melly Still, Bristol Old Vic Theatre Royal 2004

Historic Scotland, Designed and made Costumes, Edinburgh Castle March 2002

 

TEACHING

Academic

Senior Lecturer in Costume Design with Textiles (BA), University of Huddersfield  October 2009- Present

Teaching Costume Design, Costume Illustration and Life Drawing

Visiting Lecturer, Edinburgh College of Art spring 2007 Spring Term Project.

Interviewer for prospective candidates BA Performance Costume ECA 2007 and 2008

 

Workshops/Facilitating

The Verve (Design workshops with young people with Aspergers Syndrome), Opera North Education, January 2013 - Present

The Music Ambassadors Workshop, (Introductory Design Workshops for Primary School Teachers) Opera North, June 2012

‘Careers in Design’ workshop for Library Theatre Company Careers Week June 2011 and June 2012

Technical Youth Theatre and Summer School Workshops for Bristol Old Vic and Edinburgh Royal Lyceum Including activities in Wardrobe, Props and Scenic Art 2005-2007  

 

CORPORATE EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS

 

Make/Believe SBTD exhibition, Nottingham Trent University January 2015

Stylist for ‘A Clockwork Orange’ Photoshoot exhibited at The Anthony Burgess Centre, Manchester 2012 Photography by Miklos Csepely-Knorr

Director of Degree Catwalk Costume Graduate Show for University of Huddersfield/ Lawrence Batley, Summer 2009, 2010,2011,2012,2013

Design for ‘The Red Shoes’ Exhibited at Manchester Library Theatre Closing Gala, 2011

Head Set Dresser For Visual Feast, Royal Bank of Scotland Awards, London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Edinburgh Events 2006

Set Dresser, For Visual Feast, Bank of Scotland Conference, Birmingham NEC December 2005