Sorcha Gibson

Sorcha Gibson

Scenic Artist and Prop Maker

  • Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available

I am a Canadian scenographer, collaborator and recent graduate of the Masters Stage Design program at DAMU in the Czech Republic. Currently I'm based in the North East of England, and am committed to developing my artistic practice both independently and within the theatre and film industries. I'm committed to gaining experience as a trainee within the Art Departments of High-End TV in the UK.

I have excellent organizational and communication skills, which allow me to relay information regularly and efficiently to the production team. I enjoy creative problem-solving, and able to easily convey my ideas visually and in detail.

Computer Programs: AutoCad, SketchUp, Microsoft suite. Other skills: script analysis and breakdowns. Costing, sourcing and buying. Costume & Prop construction.

 

Please see my CV for a more comprehensive list of credits. Below are select credits which include:

Work History

Scenic Artist and Props Maker - Wolf! & The Snow Queen, Northern Stage

Sep 2019 - Nov 2019

Dresser - The Heidi Chronicles, Soulpepper Theatre Company

May 2016 - Aug 2016

Set and Costume Designer - Far Away, PreShow Playlist (Best of Toronto Fringe 2016)

Apr 2016 - Jul 2016

Wardrobe Assistant - Coming In (web), First Generation Films

Mar 2016 - Apr 2016

Head of Wardrobe - Venus' Daughter, Obsidian Theatre Company

Oct 2015 - Mar 2016

Assistant Set Designer - Espoir/ESPWA, Théâtre Français de Toronto

Oct 2015 - Mar 2016

Assistant Costume Designer - V Morgan is dead (web), SmokeBomb Entertainment

Oct 2015 - Nov 2015

Wardrobe Assistant - It's Hard to be Human (feature), Juniper Island Films

Sep 2015 - Oct 2015

Education

Stage Design - Masters Degree - DAMU, Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, CZ

Oct 2016 - Sep 2019

Theatre: Performance Production - Bachelor of Fine Arts - Ryerson University. Toronto, Canada

Sep 2011 - Apr 2015

Skills

  • Art Department
  • Artwork
  • Interior Design
  • Art and Design
  • Art Direction
  • AutoCAD
  • Buying
  • Collaborative Research
  • Costume Construction
  • Creative Model Making
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Dyeing
  • Fabric painting
  • Jewellery Design
  • Jewellery Production
  • Life Drawing and Painting
  • Millinery
  • Model Making
  • Painting and Decoration
  • Pattern Drafting
  • Props
  • Puppets
  • Scenic Painting
  • Script analysis
  • SketchUp
  • Technical Sewing Skills
  • Technical Understanding
  • Understanding of Fabrics
  • Visual interpretation

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