Lucy Porter

Lucy Porter

Costume Junior

  • Location: Shoreham
  • Career stage: Early
  • Freelancer: Available Soon
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I am an enthusiastic creative individual with drive and passion for the Costume Industry. As well as being a keen learner developing new abilities quickly, I am conscientious and approachable. I am ambitious, calm and reliable with a mature and efficient approach to work. An ideal role would allow me to focus on costume construction, but I am equally happy to be on set or on a truck.

Skilled in:

Historical Reconstruction
Surface Decoration (incl. beading & embroidery)
Tailoring
Dancewear (incl. traditional tutu making)
Millinery
Dyeing/Printing/ Breaking Down
Pattern Drafting & Cutting on the Stand
Design/Technical Drawings
Script Breakdowns/Costume Plots/Continuity

Extras:

Experienced with Industrial and Domestic Machines
Full Clean Driving License
Comprehensive Standby Kit

Work History

Costume Maker - Gwen Russell - Dreamgirls (West End)

Oct 2016 - Present

Trainee Costume Maker and Standby - Peterloo (Thin Man Films)

Jul 2017 - Sep 2017

Costume Maker - Charles Hanrahan Costumes - Dumbo (Disney/Tim Burton Productions) Aladdin Cast Change (West End)

May 2017 - Jun 2017

Trainee Costume Standby - Creeped Out (BBC/DHX Media)

May 2017 - May 2017

Costume Maker - Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams (Left Bank Pictures)

Mar 2017 - May 2017

Costume Maker & Designer - Samba Couture

Mar 2016 - Mar 2017

Costume Maker - Charles Hanrahan Costume - Mary Poppins (National Tour), The Mad Hatter's Tea Party (ROH) , Les Miserables (Dubai), Dreamgirls (London)

Oct 2016 - Jan 2017

Costume Maker - SF Tailoring - Paddington 2 (Marmalade Films)

Oct 2016 - Oct 2016

Costume Maker - Charles Hanrahan Costumes - Aladdin (Broadway Original Sydney)

Jun 2016 - Jul 2016

Work Experience - The Crown (Netflix/Left Bank Pictures)

Feb 2016 - Mar 2016

Costume Maker - Rainbow Productions

Nov 2015 - Feb 2016

Costume Maker and Standby Work experience - Native (Glass House Productions)

Jun 2014 - Jul 2014

Assistant Costume Maker - Work experience - Bangarra Dance Theatre - Patyegarang (Sydney)

May 2014 - May 2014

Costume Dept Observation/Experience - Neighbours (Fremantle Media Australia)

May 2014 - May 2014

Costume Assistant - Cyberess (Scan Computers/Intel/Metalman)

Apr 2013 - Apr 2013

Education

Costume Interpretation - BA Hons - Wimbledon College of Art (UAL)

Sep 2012 - Aug 2015

Technical Theatre Arts - BTEC National Diploma - The BRIT School for Performing Arts & Technology

Sep 2009 - Jul 2011

Skills

  • Advanced Pattern Cutting and Construction Skills
  • alterations
  • beading
  • Corsetry
  • Costume
  • Costume Construction
  • Costume Design
  • costume props
  • dance costumes
  • dresser
  • Dressmaking
  • Dyeing
  • Embroidery
  • historical reconstruction
  • Millinery
  • Organisation
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Pattern Drafting
  • Set Dressing
  • Standby
  • Styling
  • Tailoring
  • Team Work
  • Textile Art
  • Wardrobe

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