Emma Lindsay

    • Costume Supervisor
    • Wardrobe Supervisor

    London

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Costume Supervisor
Opera
Vocal Faculty Opera Scenes Project
Caitlin Fretwell Walsh
Royal Academy of Music/Opera
2020Costume Supervisor
Opera
Opera Scenes Project
Noa Naamat
Royal Academy of Music/Opera
2019Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Aladdin
Martin Cleverley
Parkwood Theatres
The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough
2019Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Opera Scenes ProjectRoyal Academy of Music/Opera
2019Wardrobe Manager
Tour
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Tatty Hennessy
Shakespeare in the Squares
2019Costume Supervisor
Theatre

Katie Mitchell
Schaubuhne Berlin
2019Wardrobe Manager
Theatre
Vocul Faculty Scenes ProjectVocul Faculty - Royal Academy of Music
2018 - 2019Wardrobe Supervisor
Theatre
Stig of the DumpThe Tabard Theatre
Tabard Theatre
2018Costume Maker
Theatre
AladdinThe Theatre Chipping Norton
Chipping Norton
2018Costume Supervisor
Theatre
See Me For Myself
David Phipps-Davis
The Tabard Theatre
Tabard Theatre
2018Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
As You Like It
Tatty Hennessy
Shakespeare in the Squares
2018Wardrobe Supervisor
Theatre
RCSSD DATECSSD
Swindon
2018Wardrobe Supervisor
Theatre
Opera / Vocal Faculty Scenes projectRoyal Academy of Opera
2017 - 2018Costume Supervisor
Theatre
La Maladie de la Mort
Katie Mitchell
Mayhem Theatre
2017Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Opera Scenes (Vocal Faculty)
Peter Relton
Royal Academy Of Music
Steiner Theatre
2017Wardrobe Supervisor
Theatre
Double Double ActThe Unicorn Theatre in association with Made in China
Unicorn Theatre
2017Costume Supervisor
Theatre
All Shook Up
Max Reynolds
The Musical Theatre Academy
The Bernie Grant Arts Centre
2017Costume Assistant
Film
Noose
Misha Vertkin
CSSD
London
2017Costume Designer
Film
London Stories
Naomi Waring
CSSD
London
2017Costume Supervisor
Tour
Waiting For God
David Grindley
Seabright Productions
UK Tour
2017Footwear Supervisor
Theatre
Don Carlos/Exterminating Angels/Madama ButterflyRoyal Opera House
Royal Opera House
2017Costume Designer/Supervisor
Theatre
Prometheus Bound
Maria Aquilina
King's College London
Greenwood Theatre
2017Wardrobe Technician
Theatre
Les Enfants Terribles
Havier De Frutos
Royal Opera House
Barbican Theatre
2016Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Tilly Vosburgh
The Musical Theatre Academy
The Bernie Grant Arts Centre
2016Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Robinson Crusoe
Howard Samuels
The Musical Theatre Academy
The Bernie Grant Arts Centre
2016Production Designer
Film
Siobhan
Maeve Murphy
Short Film
2016Costume Supervisor and Wardrobe Manager
Theatre
Home Chat
Martin Smith
Elstree Studio Productions
Finborough Theatre
2016Assistant
Other
Couture Children's wearLittle Bevan
Little Bevan shop, Pimlico
2015 - 2016Pattern Drafter, Designer, Maker
Other
'Hansel and Gretel' inspired children's wearDesign and Crafts Exhibition
2016Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Coram Boy
Catherine Alexander
CSSD
The Embassy Theatre
2016Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor
Theatre
May NightThe Royal Academy of Music/Opera
Ambika P3
2015Pattern drafter and Maker
Theatre
West Side StoryCSSD
The Embassy Theatre
2015Assistant Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Lady Windermere's Fan
Tim Hardy
CSSD
The Embassy Theatre
2014Dresser
Theatre
The Good Person of SetzuanCSSD
The Embassy Theatre
2014Assistant Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Navrattan
Simmy Gupta
Nutkhut
London Mela
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2016BA (Hons) Theatre Pratice, Costume ConstructionThe Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

    Additional Skills

    Design interpretation*, pattern drafting*, measuring*, budgeting*, pattern cutting*, pattern matching*, use of sewing machines and overlockers*, fitting etiquette*, dressing*, costume maintenance*, scheduling*, organisation*, team management*, historical research*. text analysis, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)*, fabric sourcing*, surface decoration, breaking down*, dye work, theatrical tailoring, corsetry, stretch wear, body padding, knitting (* - highly skilled)

    Referees

    Available on request

    About me

    Emma is a Costume Supervisor with a background in Costume Making, with a 2:1 degree in BA (Hons) Theatre Practice: Costume Construction from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

    Emma has worked on a wide range of projects from large festival installations to intimate shows with the audience only inches away. Specialising in collaborative work within devised theatre she excels at communicating with the production team to bring everyone together with the best outcome for the project, highlighting her ability to creatively solve problems. As a maker Emma is confident in pattern drafting and through to the finished make, always keen to achieve the highest quality. With strong experience in design interpretation with a focus to dye and breakdown work.

    Emma's skills highlight her ability to lead a team efficiently, effectively and with motivation. Experience gained from her volunteering work as a Scout Leader has helped Emma to adapt to motivate a team even when under pressure.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    Years in industry
    • 1 to 3 years
    Company Experience
    • Regional Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Opera
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • UK Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes