Beatrice Espinosa

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2016Judge- Design Elements
Event
UK Rock Challenge-Performing Arts Competition for young people
Sophia Campbell- Event and Media Manager
UK Rock Challenge- Be your Best Foundation
G-Live Guildford
2014Costume Styling/Making/ Wardrobe Superviser
Theatre
Oliver!Frensham Heights School
The Aldridge Theatre
2014Costume Maker
Theatre
CinderellaTastic Entertainment
The Harlington, Fleet
2011Set and Costume Designer
Theatre
"Billy" A musical based on "Billy Liar" by Keith Waterhouse.Guildford School of Acting
The Ivy Arts Centre, Guildford.
2011Costume maker.
Theatre
Dance practice skirts.Frensham Heights School.
2003Set Designer
Theatre
`Poor Ted`StopGap Theatre Company
Schools Tour Surrey/Hants
2000 - 2002Costume Hire/Wardrobe Assistant.
Other
Supplied costumes for local productions and events.Measure for Measure Costume Hire.Farnham.
2001Scenic Artist
Theatre
`Gypsy`Guildford School of Acting
Yvvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford
2000Set and Costume Designer
Theatre
`Fantastic Mr.Fox`,`A Midsummer Night`s Dream`,and `Lark Rise`.The New Farnham Repertory Co.
Farnham Library Gardens.
2000Costume Maker
Theatre
Florence NightingaleFarnham Museum education department.
Farnham Museum.
1999Set and Costume Designer
Theatre
`Say Nothing and it May Not True`.Caramba Theatre Company
The People`s Studio, East :London
1998Set and Costume Designer
Theatre
You Can`t take it with YouMiddlesex University/Voice Theatre Co.
Middlesex University
1998Model Maker.
Theatre
`Die Fledermaus`.Carl Rosa Opera Co.
Darlington Civic Hall.
1997Set and Costume Designer
Tour
`Legacy` by Shauna KanterVoice Theatre Co.
Cockpit Theatre,London and short European tour.
1997Set Designer
Theatre
`Salvador`The Man in the Moon Theatre, London
The Man in the Moon Theatre, London
1996Set and Costume Designer
Theatre
`The Magic Flute`Almaviva Opera Co.
Falconhurst House Kent
1995Scenic Artist.
Other
`Giselle`.English National Ballet
The Coliseum and national tour.
1995Assistant to Designer Richard Aylwin.
Theatre
`Seed` by Sharon Kennet.Praxis Theatre Co.
Lyric Studio,Hammersmith.
1994Set Designer
Theatre
`Complex`Watson and Co.
The Grace at the Latchmere and tour of arts centres.
1994Assistant to Designer Angela Davies.
Theatre
`The Broken Heart`Directed by Jonathan Church.Triptych Theatre Co.
Lyric Studio,Hammersmith.
1992Design Assistant.
Theatre
`Waiting at the Waters Edge` Directed by Polly Teale.Pangloss Productions.
The Bush Theatre,Shepherds Bush London.
1992Wardobe Assistant
Theatre
`Pericles`and `The Comedy of Errors`.The Oxford Stage Co.
The Redgrave Theatre.
1989 - 1990Trainee Scenic Artist.
Theatre
`Matilda`,`Macbeth`,Lady Chatterley`s Lover,`All my Son`s.Designer Clare Southern.Director Graham WatkinsThe Redgrave Theatre,Farnham.
The RedgraveTheatre,Farnham.
1990Scenic Artist
Theatre
`Adam Bede`.Designer Celia PerkinsThe Orange Tree Theatre
The Orange Tree Theatre.
1990Scenic Artist
Theatre
`The Secret Garden`.Proteus Theatre Company
Eton College.
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2014Period Corsetry.Morley College,London.
    1998Professional Studies:Pattern Cutting,Womenswear 1.London College of Fashion
    1993Theatre Design BA HonsWimbledon School of Art
    1989Art and Design Foundation Course.West Surrey College of Art and Design,now known as Universty of Creative Arts.

    Additional Skills

    Period Costume Making.

    Period Corset Making.

    Excellent sewing skills-Hand sewing and machine sewing

    Pattern cutting-Womenswear

    Great knowledge of fabrics.

    History of costume/research

    Costume sourcing/buying/hiring.

    Breaking down costumes.

    Designing-Drawing and Painting

    Embroidery

    Beading

    Fabric painting/dyeing

    Additional Information

    Own home studio.

    Referees

    Referees supplied upon request.

    Industry Awards

    Kotroni Film Festival,Greece.1993

    Student Prize.Short Film (Student Catogory.)

    "The Book of Dreams"

    Directed by Joseph Kapetanides

    Designer Beatrice Espinosa

    About me

    I am an experienced designer and maker and since graduating in Theatre Design(BA Hons 2:1) from Wimbledon School of Art in 1993,I have worked for many companies in

    Theatre,Ballet,Opera, Musical Theatre, and Film.During this time I have worked in a variety of roles from Scenic Artist, Assistant Designer,Wardrobe Assistant to Designer with overall responsibility.

    Having spent over 12 years as both a Set and Costume Designer, I now specialise as a Costume Designer/Maker.

    Please visit my website for more details: http://

    www.beatrice-espinosa.squarespace.com

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Community
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Fringe
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Opera
    • Outdoor Events
    • Shakespeare
    Interested in
    • Film / TV
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard