Entry level set costumer currently seeking positions within wardrobe departments and production offices to assist the needs of the production, the performers, and designers with dressing, inventory, and other situations relating to the needs of the department. What I may lack in film and television experience, I make up for in enthusiasm and work ethic. I also have a solid set of professional skills that I have acquired outside of this industry which are applicable to this field and several other workplace environments.
Works well alone or leading a team
Easily and quickly reacts to time sensitive situations
Recently accepted to IATSE Local 491
Accepts work critiques and applies feedback accordingly
Adept in laundering, sorting, steaming, ironing, and general maintenance of wardrobe pieces
PA/Background Costumer/Set Costumer/Truck Supervisor April 2016 to May 2016MVP Studios － Savannah, GADressed background actors as well as maintained & organized their wardrobe pieces for multiple night shoots; communicated/trouble shot/problem solved between base camp and on set, kept the wardrobe trailer clean & organized, charged with proper laundering and care of wardrobe pieces as well as setting the talent's personal trailer with the items needed for that day of shooting. Later, I was placed on set to handle on-set continuity issues as well as changing between scenes.
Costume Designer - "The House of Yes" August 2012What If? Productions － Charleston, SC
Designed, purchased and maintained costumes for this stage production. Served as the backstage and quick dresser for the entire run of the show.
Costume Designer - "Hedwig & The Angry Inch" August 2010 to August 2011What If? Productions － Charleston, SC
Designed and constructed the wardrobe for the very first stage production of this company, including the two lead actors as well as the back up band and redesigned and updated the wardrobe for the Spoleto Festival production of this show. Served as the dresser and quick changer for both of these productions.
Theatre - Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1999UNC-Greensboro － Greensboro, NC, USAWhile my degree is in performance, I spent my other course work hours in costume design and in the costume shop. I often designed and put wardrobe together for non-university sponsored shows, either in workshop or lab performances. I also designed and made costumes for local cabaret acts and drag shows.