Vanessa Lee Wishart

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YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2014Costume Designer
Release The Stars: The Ballad of Randy and Evi QuaidNext Stage/God is in the Diary
Factory Theatre
2013 - 2014Costume and Wardrobe Assistant/ Dresser
Evil Dead: The MusicalStarvox Entertainment
Randolf Theatre
2013Costume Assistant/ Wardrobe Head
George A. Romero's Night Of The Living Dead: Live!Nictophopia Films
Theatre Passe Mauraille
2011 - 2012Stager/Fashion Co-ordinator
The Shopping ChannelRogers Communications
2010Costume Design Assistant
Totally ScroogedMoonpath Productions
Pricilla Queen Of The DesertMirvish Productions
Princess Of Wales Theatre
2010Costume Truck Supervisor
The Last JinnRed Production Company
2009Costume Technician
Viva ElvisCirque Du Soleil
2008Costume Assistant
Box SocialPreface Theatre Productions
Walmer Theatre Center
2008Wardrobe Stylist
BlackoutCinefilm Productions
2008Costume Supervisor
ReverieWinlea Productions
Toronto/Niagra Falls
2008Costume Assistant
Wild DogsNightwood Theatre Productions
2008Wardrobe Head
Evil Dead: The MusicalDiesel Playhouse
Diesel Playhouse
  • Education

    2014Fabric ArtToronto District School Board
    2008Costume Design InternshipNightwood Theatre Company
    2008Costume Design ApprenticeshipObsidian Theatre Company
    2007Tutu and Bra MakingSew Be It Studio
    2007Felting, Natural DyeingNathalie-Roze Studio
    2007MillineryGeorge Brown College
    1999Fashion DesignInternational Academy Of Design

    Industry Awards

    2nd place Trash Fusion Competition (2010)

    Costume Museum Of Canada Recon Competition (2010)

    Art Of Fashion design competition winner (2003 and 2007)

    Red Earth Competition (2004)

    About me

    Vanessa Lee Wishart has been in the fashion/costume industry for over 10 years. During that time, Vanessa and her clothing line, Vicerra has been featured in various magazines and newspapers such as Eye, TFM Magazine, Globe and Mail, etc. She has won various awards for her work such as Trash Fusion award, Costume Museum of Canada Recon competition, and The Art of Fashion Award, which she has won twice. She has been involved in many fashion shows and events including Toronto Alternative Fashion Week, Fashion Cares, Caribana, and Pride. Her talents are not restricted to fashion, but costuming for film, television, and theatre. She recently was a costumer for Cirque Du Soleil: Elvis, Wardrobe Head at Evil Dead: The Musical in Toronto, and assisted the costume designer of Intimate Apparel, and Wizard of Oz at CanStage on the behalf of Obsidian Theatre Company. Vanessa has designed costumes for many performers for stage performance as well as their music videos such as "When u Whine it"(Casper), "Tan-Tan"(Farm P) and movies such as "Reverie"(Winlea Productions) and "The Last Jinn" (Red Productions). Vanessa studied Fashion at the International Academy of Design, as well as George Brown College for Millinery. She has taken classes in fabric dyeing, tutu-making, bra making, felting, and she continues to update her skills.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Work Permits
    • Canada
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years