costume

costume things
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handmade or trashy (or both) costumes for operas mostly

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kepler's trial
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new opera written by ulinka rublack + directed by william ashford. premiered in st john's college (cambridge) chapel 28th-29th of october. stylised period costumes, all handmade in felt. website+film

midsummer night's dream
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britten opera; modern staging. directed by george kan, staged in west rd concert hall cambridge. feat drag puck + berlin oberon. about 30% handmade. main credits to ebay.

the footlights pantomime: robin hood
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giant budget; very silly. writers: eleanor colville + raphael wakefield. directed by jamie armitage, major costume help from ellie warr + alice brightman + ellie beveridge. inspiration drawn (where possible) from jesus christ superstar

eugene onegin
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tchaikovsky opera, directed by robert hawkins. set in 1920's russia: costumes based on the paintings of rodckenko, malevich and stepanova. staged in west rd, had a really big cast and a load of handmade costumes. alice brightman + amy murgatroyd + india ayles all helped w/ making.

the strip
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strage, abstract play written by phyllis nagy, set in a semi-abstract las vegas. directed by george kan. staged at the adc theatre in february 2014.

richard iii
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modern/somewhat abstract staging of the shakespeare play. the first big thing i worked on - directed by gareth mattey. lots of strange, handmade costumes.