Kate Plumtree


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2009 - 2010Costume Designer/Workshop Leader
Touring exhibitionWorn to be Wild
UK tour starting at artsdepot,London
2009Costume Designer/Workshop Leader
Museum Exhibition (for April-June 2009)Banbury Museum, Oxon,
Banbury Museum
2008Principal Costume Maker
Sleeping Beauty (pantomime)The Oxford Playhouse
The Oxford Playhouse
2008Principal Costume Maker
OtelloWelsh National Opera
Wales Milennium Centre
2008Costume Designer/Workshop Leader
Museum ExhibitionOxfordshire Museum
Oxfordshire Museum
2007Wardrobe Mistress
Aladdin (pantomime)The Oxford Playhouse
Oxford Playhouse
2007Costume Maker
Aladdin (pantomime)The Oxford Playhouse
Oxford Playhouse
2007Costume Maker
'Wicked' the musicalAngels Costumiers
Garrick Road, London NW9
2002 - 2007Teacher of Art
LEAs - various
Secondary Schools
1999 - 2001Costume Maker - Ladies and Mens
VariousRoyal Shakespeare Company
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
1998 - 1999Assistant Ladies Cutter
VariousEnglish National Opera
London Coliseum - workshop in West Hampstead
1994 - 1998Freelance Costume Maker (Solotec Scheme)
VariousVarious - theatres, costume companies, advertising companies, museums and private clients
Studio in London SE26
  • Education

    19923 yr. Costume DesignWimbledon School of Art

    Additional Skills

    Costume cutting, fitting, making, advanced sewing skills, good communicator, team player and able to work independently, good organisation and time management.

    Additional Information

    I have a clean driving licence, £5m public liability insurance and current CRB.


    Karen Baum

    The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, Oxon.

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    Alice Lobb

    artsdepot, London N12

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    About me

    I am a freelance Costume Designer/Maker with excellent cutting and sewing skills and a well equipped workroom.

    I have QTS in Art and Design and run costume related workshops for schools, theatres,museums and community groups.

    My touring exhibition 'Worn to be Wild' is aimed at raising awareness of the techniques and processes involved in costume design and construction.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Organisation Memberships
    • BECTU (UK)
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • Exhibitions
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • Opera
    • Pantomime
    • Revue
    • Shakespeare
    • Showcase
    • Tragedy
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour