Designer and Maker
of Set and Costume
2002 - 2004
1995 - 2001
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, M.A. Theatre Design
TAFE, N.S.W.: Diploma of Theatre Costume
Awarded the ‘Mary Ellen Roberts Memorial Trust Fund’
Gary Friedman Productions, Sydney: Short Course- Puppetry for Film and Television
TAFE, N.S.W.: Certificate IV, Clothing Production
Sydney University; Sydney College of the Arts: Bachelor of Visual Arts
1st year in Sculpture; 2nd and 3rd year in Object Art and Design; Major in Glass
Higher School Certificate (HSC): Davidson High School, Sydney
TAFE, N.S.W.: Certificate IV, Fine Arts, 2D Imaging and Animation for Artists
Awarded the ‘Mary Ellen Roberts Memorial Trust Fund
Award Winner, Costume Design for 'Contendō', World Stage Design 2017 (WSD) Taipei
Selected exhibitor for World Stage Design 2017, (WSD) Taipei
Awarded a bursary from the Society of British Theatre Designers towards WSD
Employment and Experience:
Oct 2016 - Oct 2016
Oct 2016 - Oct 2016
July 2016 - Oct 2016
June 2016 - Sept 2016
Jan 2016 - March 2016
Feb 2015 - Oct 2015
May 2014 - Dec 2014
Nov 2013- 2014
Oct, Nov 2013
Feb 2011 - Aug 2012
Aug- Oct 2011
April 2010 - Jan 2011
'Donald Muhammad Trump', short film by dir. Darragh Mortell.
'Dr Who', BBC Wales, Roath Lock, Cardiff Wales U.K.
'Will', Series1, a Ninth Floor U.K. Production Ltd. Dragon Studios Wales, U.K.
'Aberystwyth Mon Amour', for Lighthouse Theatre Company, Touring show. Dir. Abigail Anderson
'Contendō', self funded and directed, In collaboration with Gundija Zandersonna, coreographer/ dancer, Volcano Theatre Swansea, U.K.
'World Stage Design' Taipei, 2017 (WSD 2017) Exhibition selection in emerging designer catagory
Lead Drapes Person / Leatherworker (HOD)
'The Bastard Executioner', pilot, a Fox 21 Television Studios, imagine Television, and FX Production. Pinewood Studio, Cardiff, and Dragon Studio,Wales, U.K.
'Da Vinci's Demons', Season 3, a Starz T.V. series, Swansea, Wales, U.K.
Assistant and Model Maker
For Designer Rhys Jarman, ‘The Nutcracker’ By Hattie Naylor and Paul Dodgson, The Nuffield Theatre, Southampton.
For Michael Taylor, Figures, model making, and ‘Around the world in 80 Days’ Figures
Model Making, Royal welsh College of Music and Drama, assisting senior lecturer, Christine Marfleet. 1st year Model making projects and skills.
For Carys Beard
‘A Chorus of Disapproval’, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, dir. Marilyn Le Conte
‘Alternative Routes’ 'They Seek to Find the Happiness They Seem', and 'Encore', National Dance Company Wales. In collaboration with choreographers Lee Johnston and Christopher Scott, lighting designer Joe Fletcher.
Tailoring, Opera Australia
‘La Boheme’, ‘Of Mice and Men’, ‘La Traviata’ (Opera on Sydney Harbour), Julie Taymor’s ‘The Magic Flute’, ‘The Marriage of Figaro’, ‘Don Giovanni’, Don Pasquale’, ‘South Pacific’, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies’, Madama Butterfly’, ‘Lakme’
Tailoring, ‘The Great Gatsby’
Tailoring Assistant, 'The Great Gatsby', dir. Baz Luhrman, Bazmark Film
Sydney Theatre Company ‘Uncle Vanya’, ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’, ‘Orestia’,’ In the Next Room’, ‘A Comedy of Errors’, ‘Our Town’, ‘The Wharf Review’
Corporate Creatures; Gary Friedman Productions
Assistant, ‘Australia’ dir. Baz Luhrman, Bazmark Film
Aboriginal Art Buyer
Photographer, and Vendor for Six Sixes Pty Ltd Trading as ‘Viewspace’ online gallery
2005-2009 Work Experience:
- Bill Hargate Costumes; Hollywood California
- Opera Centre, Sydney Australia
- Designer Jenny Tate: Madama Butterfly
costume alterations, sourcing, breakdowns
- Sydney Gay and Lesbian Choir; ‘The Fairy Queen’
- Mathew Eager (Fashion House) work experience leading to casual employment,
sample cutting, marker making, production assistant work
- Glen Street Theatre, Sydney
backstage wardrobe duties
- Carla Zampatti (Fashion House), Sydney
dispatch, clerical duties, cutting
- Model, and figure making
- Technical drawing
- Flat patternmaking, draping and sewing of ladies’ period undergarments and dresses, modern clothing, and dancewear
- Fabric embellishment, eg: dying, embroidery, beading, printing, painting
- Theatrical millinery
- Making “Muppet” puppets
- Leather carving, moulding and working
- Costume props and accessories, designing and making eg: armour, belts, jewellery
- Making foam latex prosthetics
- Modelling in clay, plasticine, wax, ‘Kleen Clay’
- Carving in foam, wax, glass
- Sculpture in varying materials, including glass
- Casting and moulding in plastic, silicone, plaster, resin, fiberglass
- Rendering and drawing using paint, Photoshop, pastels, pencil, chalk, ink
I have a full clean driving licence, and car
I hold dual citizenship with the EU, and Australia. I do NOT require a work visa.
I have experience teaching art classes to children of all ages, and have been a teacher’s assistant in University classes.