Louisa Reece

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Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2016 - 2017Wardrobe assistant
Theatre
Dirty dancingPaul Elliot ltd
Pheonix theatre, musical theatre Bremen, Cannes theatre
2015 - 2016Wardrobe assistant
Theatre
Guys & DollaRock the boat ltd
Pheonix theatre
2015Dresser
Theatre
Dirty wrotten scoundrelsAmbassador Theatre Group
New Wimbledon theatre
2015Wardrobe Deputy
Theatre
Rocky Horror Show LiveAmbassador Theatre Group
Playhouse theatre
2015Dresser
Theatre
Death of a salesmanRoyal Shakespeare Company
Noel Coward Theatre
2014 - 2015Principle Dresser
Theatre
Shakespeare in LoveDisney & Sonia Freedman productions
Noel Coward Theatre
2014Dresser
Theatre
Swan LakeMatthew Bourne's New Adventures
Sadlers Wells, New Victoria Theatre (Woking), New Wimbledon Theatre
2013Costume maker
Other
Drama DepartmentRoyal Holloway College
Royal Holloway University
2013Costume maker
Film
Richard Hammond's Secret ServiceEndemol for BBC1
BBC Centre
2013Dresser
Theatre
Kiss Me KateThe Old Vic Theatre Company
Old Vic theatre
2013Wardrobe mistress
Theatre
Russell Maliphant companyThe Rodin Project
Sadler's Wells theatre
2013Costume Assistant
Theatre
Walmart commercial competitionCompass Events
2012Dresser
Theatre
CarouselOpera North
Barbican
2012Costume assistant & Set dresser
Film
Apricot ParkDark image studio
2012Costume assistant (daily)
Film
CuckooRough cut productions & BBC4
2012Dresser
Theatre
The Duchess of MalfiThe Old Vic Theatre Company
Old Vic Theatre
2012Dresser
Theatre
En Atendant & CesnaRosas
Sadlers wells theatre
2012Dresser
Theatre
Danza Contemporánea de CubaDana Contemporánea
Sadlers wells theatre
2012Dresser
Theatre
Ballet PrelocajSnow White
Sadlers wells theatre
2012Swing Dresser cover
Theatre
ThrillerThriller live
Adelphi theatre
2012Dresser
Theatre
A Streetcar Named DesireScottish Ballet
Sadler's Wells Theatre
2012Costume Maintenence
Theatre
ArtifaceRoyal Ballet Flanders
Sadler's Wells Theatre
2012Dresser
Theatre
The Most Incredible ThingPet Shop Boys & Javia De Frutos
Sadler's Wells Theatre
2012Costume maker
Other
Photoshoot for Karl AxonKarl Axon
2012Dresser
Theatre
Spring PassionsBirmingham Royal Ballet
London Coliseum
2012Dresser
Theatre
CoppeliaBirmingham Royal Ballet
London Coliseum
2012Dresser
Theatre
The Death of KlinghofferEnglish National Opera
London Collesium
2011 - 2012Dresser & Maintenance
Theatre
Matthew Bourne's NutcrackerMatthew Bourne
Sadler's Wells Theatre
2011Dresser
Theatre
ToscaEnglish National Opera
London Collesium
2011Dresser
Theatre
Eugene OneginEnglish National Opera
London Collesium
2011Dresser
Theatre
The Marriage of FigaroEnglish National Opera
London Collesium
2011Dresser
Theatre
The Elixir of LoveEnglish National Opera
London Collesium
2011Dresser
Theatre
The PassengerEnglish National Opera
London Collesium
2011Costume Assistant
Film
Tony Robinson's SuperstitionsChannel 4
2011Stylist
Other
PhotoshootNicole DeWeever
2011Dresser
Theatre
Fela!Sadler's Wells
Sadler's Wells Theatre
2011Dresser
Theatre
Simon BoccenegraEnglish National Opera
London Collesium
2011Dressing
Theatre
Romeo & JulietRoyal Opera House & Royal Ballet
02 Arena
2011Repairs & categorising
Other
For BjorkOne Little Indian
2011Wardrobe Alterations and dressing
Theatre
Berlioz's The Damnation of FaustEnglish National Opera
London Collesium
2011Costume designer & Production Asssistant
Film
The Town of Figure 8Lalacuna
2010Costumier
Other
AngelsAngels
2009Men's Costume Designer & Corsetier
Theatre
An Ideal HusbandCandyKing Theatre
Greenwich Playhouse
2009Wig dressing and costume construction
Theatre
A Little NeckGoat and Monkey
Hampton Court Palace
2008Prop making, costume alterations
Event
The Elves and the ShoemakersMidlands Art Centre
Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham
2008Costume design & construction, prop making
Event
Chinese New Year of the Rat CelebrationThe Lakeside Arts Centre
The Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham
2008Designer's Assistant
Theatre
On the WaterfrontNottingham Playhouse Theatre Company
Nottingham Playhouse
2008Costume Designer & Maker
Theatre
Robin of SherwoodThe Royal Company
Nottingham Royal Theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2009Theatre Design BA HONSNottingham Trent University
    2005Art & design Foundation CourseCentral Saint Martins college of Art and Design, London

    Additional Skills

    Experienced on domestic and industrial sewing machines. Corsetry and period undergarments, pattern cutting, sourcing fabrics, costume fittings, cutting on a stand, alterations, dying in vats, breaking down fabrics, maintaining a budget, model making for set design, knitting, crochet, embroidery, spinning yarn, basic wig dressing and make up experience particularly vintage styles. I have my own embroidery sewing machine, over locker, spinning wheel, electronic knitting machine and chunky knitting machine.

    Additional Information

    I hold a full clean driving license and own a car

    Referees

    Available on Request

    About me

    Costume designer/maker & Wardrobe Assistant experienced in Theatre, dance, film and TV. I am inspired by early 20th Century Fashion and Culture and the Late Medieval and Tudor Period.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Organisation Memberships
    • BECTU (UK)
    Years in industry
    • 3 to 6 years
    Company Experience
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Comedy
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Musicals
    • Opera
    • Shakespeare
    • Tragedy
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)
    Driving Licences
    • HGV / Commercial Driver's License