Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama                 Sept 2011 - 14

BA Hons Theatre Design, First Class Degree

 

AWARDS

- 'Costume Design Award, 2014' in conjunction with the Worshipful Company of Feltmakers. 

- Shortlisted for The Linbury Prize For Stage Design, 2015.

- Shortlisted for the British Council Ukrainian Prize, 2015. 

-'Best Opera Production'- Wales Theatre Awards, 2018 for 'Le Vin Herbe' (WNO)

-Nominated for ‘Best Opera Production’, 2018, Nationally, for ‘Le Vin Herbe’ (WNO)

 

Professional Design Credits

Set and Costume Designer- ‘Cardiff Boy’ , Red Oak Theatre at The Other Room- CURRENT

Set and Costume Designer- ‘Robin Hood’- The Opera Story. Directed by Polly Graham- CURRENT

Costume Designer- 'Remembrance' - New English Ballet Theatre Autumn Tour

Set & Costume Designer- 'Dido and Aeneas'- BlackHeath Halls Opera at The Albany. Dir. Polly Graham 

Set & Costume Designer- 'Der Zaubertrank' at the Lokremise, St.Gallen, Switzerland, originally for WNO. Dir. Polly Graham

Costume Designer- 'Four Seasons'- New English Ballet Theatre. Choreographed by Jenna Lee. 

Set & Costume Designer- 'Le Vin Herbe'- Welsh National Opera, Spring Tour 2017- Wales Millennium Centre, Directed by Polly Graham

Set and Costume Designer- 'Man Up'- Restoke, in collaboration with the New Vic Theatre

Costume Designer- 'Bambi'- BBO Dance, Natalia Kremen, Choreographed by Anton Lukovkin.

Set & Costume Designer- 'The River'- Red Oak Theatre at Loco Bristol. Directed by Matthew Holomquist- 

Set & Costume Designer- 'Dames' at the Pleasance, London. With Siberian Lights- Dir. Jamie Garven. Prod: Rachel Kraftman

Set & Costume Designer- 'Common Lore'- Spot on Lancashire. Written by Sophia Hatfield. Dir. Bryn Holding-

Installation Designer- 'Kitchen Goes to War', Staffordshire Archives Services

Set & Costume Designer- 'The View From Outside' for 'Live at Lyme' National Trust, directed by Sarah Richardson-.

Costume Designer - 'Land of Nod', New English Ballet Theatre. Choreographed by Marcelino Sambe. Peacock Theatre, London. 

Costume Designer- 'Vertex', New English Ballet Theatre. Choreographed by Daniela Cardim. Peacock Theatre, London.

Set/Installation Designer- 'Dreamscape'- National Theatre Wales 'TEAM' collaboration with Ocean Park Academy, Splott. 

Installation & Costume Designer- 'You Are Here'- Restoke, in collaboration with The New Vic Theatre- Stoke. Wedgewood Institute- Burslem.

Set & Costume Design- 'The Magic Flute' directed by Martin Constantine, Sherman Theatre, RWCMD- Cardiff.

Set & Costume Design- 'So Long As We Remember', NDCW,  'Alternative Routes' choreographed by Angela Boix Duran.

Set & Costume Designer- 'Tracy'- written by Sophie Morgan, Directed by Jamie Jackson. Buttercup venue, Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe. 

Costume Designer- 'The Voyagers'- RESTOKE in partnership with Arts Council England, the New Vic Theatre,  and Staffordshire University. 

Costume Designer- 'Ringo',  Burke Films.

 

 

Professional Assisting & Millinery credits

Milliner- ' Beauty and The Beast'- Chichester Festival Youth Theatre. Designed by Ryan Dawson Laight. 

Milliner- 'Blood Rites'- Boy Blue Entertainment. Designed by Ryan Dawson Laight.

Milliner & Costume Assistant- 'TORO', De Nada Dance Theatre. Choreographed  by Carlos Pons Guerra. Designed by Ryan Dawson Laight. 

Set & Costume Supervisor- 'They Live Next Door'- Choreographed by Ieva Kuniskis. Designed by Ryan Dawson Laight.

Set Assistant- 'Ice Cream Opera'- Freedom Studios at Bradford Festival. Designed by Ryan Dawson Laight. 

Costume Assistant incl. Millinery- 'Grimm Tales'- Chichester Festival Youth Theatre. Designed by Ryan Dawson Laight.

Costume Supervisor- 'Alice' Creation Theatre, University Parks, Oxford. Designed by Ryan Dawson Laight.

Costume Assistant 'Phantom Tollbooth', Aiglon College, Switzerland (worked carried out in Brighton). Designed by Ryan Dawson Laight.

Costume Assistant- 'Peter Pan'- Chichester Festival Theatre. Designed by Ryan Dawson Laight. 

Milliner- 'Duckie'- Southbank Centre. Designed by Ryan Dawson Laight. 

Costume Supervisor- 'Snow White'- Creation Theatre. North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford. Designed by Ryan Dawson Laight.

Costume Supervisor - 'Cinderella'- Creation Theatre. Mill Arts Centre, Banbury. Designed by Ryan Dawson Laight. 

Costume Supervisor & Set Dresser- 'Hamlet' and  'A Midsummer Night's Dream'- Creation Theatre. Designed by Ryan Dawson Laight.

Milliner- 'King Lear', Creation Theatre Oxford. Designed by Ryan Dawson Laight. 

Costume Maker & Milliner- 'A Christmas Carol', The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough. Costume Design by Gabriella Slade.

Milliner- {150} National Theatre Wales and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru in association with S4C. Dir. Marc Rees.

Milliner- Alice In Wonderland: Magdalen College School Theatre Academy at The Oxford Playhouse. Designed by Gabriella Slade.

Costume Assistant- Spring Awakening, London College of Music. Designed by James Turner Donnelley.

Drapes Department Assistant- 'The Bastard Executioner'- Assisting at PINEWOOD in the Drapes Department.

Costume Assistant- Otherworld: Beneath the Waves by Samesky & Different Planet Arts, Designed by Helen Rogers.

Milliner- Venus Headpiece, Exhibited in 'Make Believe', SBTD Exhibition, Nottingham Trent, for designer Jake Hughes.

Milliner- 'Exit the King', Royal Theatre Bath.

Costume Assistant- Music Video for Dralms,  'Crushed Pleats'.

Milliner- 'Ottone', English Touring Opera, Designed by Takis.

Milliner- 'Life On The Moon', English Touring Opera, Designed by Takis.

Costume Assistant- Music Video for TurboWolf, 'Rabbits Foot'.

 

Experience & Internships

European Opera Directing Prize, entry 2015.- With Director Polly Graham.

Royal Opera House- Hats & Jewellery Department- October 2014.

Costume Design Assistant - Character and period research for designer Takis for 'The Sound Of Music', 2014. 

Davincis Demons -Two week costume placement in the workroom and on set

Robyn Coles Millinery- Week placement learning how to block, unblock, wire and finish to couture standard

Chic Chapeau Millinery- One- on-one workshop specialising in sinamay techniques

Hope House Museum- Assisting Notty Hornblower to curate period costume exhibitions.

Hansons Auctioneers- Working alongside Notty Hornblower valuing period clothing. 

 

 

Previous Education

 

Trained as an associate with Birmingham Royal Ballet between the ages of 10 and 15. 

 

Wolverhampton Grammar School                                                                     2004 – 2011

Art and Design- A*

Drama and Theatre Studies- A

Music- B

French- B

 

Full driving License

 

References available on request