Leanne James

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Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2017 - 2018Costume/Wardrobe Supervisor
Theatre
Peter Pan: The Magical Pantomime Adventure
Daniel Bell
Harlow Playhouse
2017Wardrobe Supervisor/ASM
Theatre
Twilight SongCahoots Theatre Company
2017Wardrobe Mistress
Theatre
TwitstormCahoots Theatre Company
2017Costume Assistant
Theatre
The Gruffalo's ChildTall Stories Theatre Company
2017Costume Dyer/Breaking Down
Theatre
The Boy In Striped PyjamasNorthern Ballet Theatre
2017Costume Assistant
Theatre
The GruffaloTall Stories Theatre Company
2017Costume and Wardrobe Supervisor
Tour
The Little Mermaid
Tom Swift
Wicked Productions
2016 - 2017Wardrobe Supervisor
Theatre
Beauty and the BeastHarlow Playhouse
2016 - 2017Costume Designer and Maker
Theatre
Beauty and the Beast
Scott Ramsay
Harlow Playhouse
2016Dresser
Theatre
The TempestBirmingham Royal Ballet
Sadler's Wells
2016Dresser
Theatre
Shakespeare Triple BillBirmingham Royal Ballet
Sadler's Wells
2016Cover wardrobe maintenance
Theatre
ID - Cirque EloizeSadler's Wells
The Peacock, London
2016Costume Supervisor
Theatre
The Magic FluteCharles Court Opera
Iford Manor
2016Costume Assistant
Theatre
Aliens Love UnderpantsNick Brooke Ltd
Tour
2016Costume Assistant and Maker
Theatre
The Gruffalo's ChildTall Stories Theatre Company
2016Costume & Wardrobe Supervisor
Theatre
The Wizard of Oz
Daniel Bell
KD Theatre Productions
Tour
2016Cover Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
Sleeping Beauty
Matthew Bourne
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures
Sadlers Wells
2015 - 2016Wardrobe Supervisor
Theatre
Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs
Tom Swift
Wicked Productions
Harlow Playhouse
2015Costume Maker
Theatre
Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs
Daniel Bell
KD Theatre Productions
The Maltings, Ely
2015Dresser
Theatre
Triple BillBirmingham Royal Ballet
Sadler's Wells
2015Dresser
Theatre
Swan LakeBirmingham Royal Ballet
Sadler's Wells
2015Costume Supervisor
Theatre
The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe
Scott Ramsay
Harlow Playhouse
Harlow Playhouse
2015Wardrobe Mistress/ASM
Theatre
An Audience With Jimmy Savile
Brendan Ohea
Cahoots Theatre Company
Park Theatre & Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2015Freelance Cosume assistant
Theatre
Aliens Love UnderpantsBig Wooden Horse
2015Costume Assistant
Theatre
The Gruffalo
Lyric Theatre & UK Tour
Tall Stories Ltd
2015Dresser
Theatre
A Streetcar Named DesireScottish Ballet
Sadlers Wells
2015Costume Assistant
Theatre
Titanic The MusicalPaul Elliott Ltd
2014 - 2015Wardrobe Assistant
Tour
Matthew Bourne's Edward Scissorhands
Matthew Bourne
New Adventures Ltd
Tour
2014Costume Alterations
Theatre
The Tiger Who Came To TeaTigers Tea Ltd
UK Tour
2014Dresser
Theatre
Beauty and the BeastBirmingham Royal Ballet
Sadlers Wells
2014Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
MemphisShaftsbury Theatre
2014Wardrobe Supervisor
Theatre
Anything GoesKD Theatre Productions
ADC Theatre, Cambridge & Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2014Costume Assistant
Theatre
A Man Of No ImportanceRoyal Academy Of Music
2014Costume Assistant
Theatre
Little WomenRoyal Academy Of Music
2014Costume Supervisor
Theatre
The LitterRose Bruford College
Bargehouse
2014Costume Maker
Theatre
The God Of SohoStratford Circus
2013 - 2014Wardrobe Supervisor
Theatre
Jack & the BeanstalkKD Theatre Productions
The Maltings, Ely
2013Dresser
Theatre
Princess MononokeWhole Hog Theatre
2013Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
Thursford
2013Costume Assistant
Theatre
Little Golden HoodArcane Productions
2013Costume Maker
Theatre
Princess MononokeWhole Hog Theatre
New Diorama Theatre
2013Costume Assistant
Theatre
Dig & DelveHalf Moon Young People's Theatre
2013Costume Assistant
Theatre
HarvestGreenwich Theatre
2011Costume Assistant
Theatre
Ali Baba and the Forty ThievesSudbury Dramatic Society
2011Costume Assistant
Theatre
Seperate TablesSudbury Dramatic Society
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2014Costume ProductionRose Bruford College
    2010Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art and Design Specializing in Fashion and Textiles)BA(Hons) Acting & Creative Performance, University Centre Colchester (Colchester Institute)

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Clothes Steamer, Domestic Overlocker, Domestic Sewing Machine
    I can operate:
    Industrial Overlocker, Industrial Sewing Machine

    Additional Skills

    Pattern cutting.

    Costume construction.

    Running wardrobe and dressing.

    Costume maintenance, alterations and repairs.

    Costume History knowledge.

    Strong time management and organisational skills

    Good ICT skills including Word and Excel.

    Budgeting experience.

    Strong communication skills.

    Wig dressing and maintenance experience.

    Basic make up experience.

    Costume dyeing and breaking down experience.

    Basic Millinery.

    Experience in prop sourcing, pre-sets, and fitting mic packs.

    Additional Information

    Full, clean drivers licence (5 years) and own car.

    Referees

    Available on request.

    About me

    I am a passionate and enthusiastic costumier working in London and Essex. Having trained at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance, I soon realised that my passion was working in wardrobe. Having been actively involved in theatre for the last 3 years, I am experienced in a range of roles, including supervising, assisting and dressing and am happy and confident in all of these areas.

    I always strive to ensure a performance runs smoothly and to do whatever I can to achieve this. I work excellently both as a part of a team and as an individual and am always willing to help both fellow creatives and cast in any way possible.

    My production experience includes musical theatre, ballet, new writing, children's theatre, fringe and touring.

    Although my main focus is wardrobe, I continue to make, fit and alter costumes and clothing for a range of productions, as well as for private clients. I also have experience with wig dressing, fitting and maintenance, basic make up and ASM duties.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 3 to 6 years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Circus
    • Community
    • Dance
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Fringe
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Opera
    • Outdoor Events
    • Pantomime
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    Driving Licences
    • Standard