Alison Toner

Alison Toner

Costume Standby

  • Location: Middlesbrough
  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available

An energetic and self-motivated crowd costume assistant and junior standby, graduating from Cleveland College of Art & Design with an FdA in Costume Construction for Stage & Screen and a BA (Hons) in Costume Interpretation with Design in 2015. Currently working in crowd costume and as a junior standby.

Skills include - costume breakdown, machine & hand sewing, embellishment, pattern drafting & cutting, corsetry, leatherwork, tailoring, millinery, dressing, costume sourcing, continuity, quick alterations & repairs.


ScreenSkills tests passed.

Coronavirus basic awareness on production training

ScreenSkills

7th July 2020 - 7th January 2021

Work History

Costume daily - SKY - Bulletproof!

Oct 2017 - Oct 2017

Costume trainee - BBC - The League of Gentlemen

Sep 2017 - Oct 2017

Costume daily - Netflix - The Innocents

Aug 2017 - Aug 2017

Costume Standby daily - Feature - Walk Like A Panther

May 2017 - Jun 2017

Costume daily - BBC - Gunpowder

Mar 2017 - Apr 2017

Costume trainee - BBC - Inspector George Gently

Jan 2017 - Mar 2017

Costume Technical Demonstrator - Cleveland College of Art & Design

Nov 2016 - Dec 2016

Costume daily - BBC - The Dumping Ground

Sep 2016 - Sep 2016

Costume daily - SKY Atlantic - Guerrilla

Aug 2016 - Aug 2016

Costume daily - ITV - Victoria

Nov 2015 - May 2016

Costume trainee/daily - ITV - Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands

Aug 2015 - Oct 2015

Costume daily - BBC - The Dumping Ground

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015

Runner - BBC - Flog It

Mar 2015 - Mar 2015

Education

Costume Interpretation with Design - BA (Hons) - Cleveland College of Art & Design

Sep 2014 - May 2015

Costume Construction for Stage & Screen - FdA - Cleveland College of Art & Design

Sep 2012 - May 2014

Art & Design - Level 2 Diploma - Cleveland College of Art & Design (Middlebrough)

Sep 2011 - May 2012

History - A Level - South Park 6th Form College

Sep 1994 - May 1996

English - A Level - South Park 6th Form College

Sep 1994 - May 1996

Skills

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Communication
  • Continuity
  • Corsetry
  • Costume
  • Costume Construction
  • Costume Design
  • Costume Standby
  • Draping
  • Dressing
  • Embroidery
  • Hand-sewing
  • Leatherwork
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Millinery
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Practical Sewing Skills
  • Tailoring
  • Teaching
  • Technical Sewing Skills
  • Wardrobe

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