Lydia McDonald

    • Costume Assistant
    • Wardrobe Assistant

    London

Files

  • word document (docx)

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2016Costume Supervisor
Event
Unicef Halloween BallLook Left Look Right
2016Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Regents' Park Open Air Theatre
2015 - 2016Swing Dresser
Theatre
Beautiful The Carole King MusicalBeautiful West End Productions
2015Costume Assistant
Theatre
The Bodyguard (cast change)Bodyguard the Musical
2015Costume Assistant and Workroom Assistant
Theatre
MotownMotown the Musical
2015Costume Assistant
Theatre
Beautiful The Carole King Musical (cast change)Beautiful West End Productions
2015Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
Various ProductionsMountview
2014 - 2015Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
AladdinJordan Productions
Gordon Craig Theatre
2014Dresser
Theatre
The Infidel - The MusicalTheatre Royal Stratford East
Theatre Royal Stratford East
2014Junior Costume Assistant
Film
Woman in GoldOrigin Pictures
2014Junior Costume Assistant
Television / TV
One ChildBBC
2014Junior Costume Assistant
Film
MacbethThistle Films
2013Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Snow WhiteThats Entertainment Productions
2013Costume Supervisor
Theatre
CinderellaThats Entertainment Productions
2013Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Jack and the BeanstalkThats Entertainment Productions
2013Costume Supervisor
Theatre
AladdinThats Entertainment Productions
2013Dresser
Theatre
The Recruiting OfficerSalisbury Playhouse
Exeter Northcott
2013Dresser
Theatre
The Recruiting OfficerSalisbury Playhouse
Salisbury Playhouse
2013Costume Supervisor
Theatre
This City's CentreBlind Ditch
2013Costume Supervisor and Dresser
Theatre
Leading Ladiesks productions
Trinity Theatre
2013Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
Peter Pan & OxygenExeter College & Dreadnought South West Association
Exeter Northcott Theatre
2013Dresser
Theatre
I Was A RatBirmingham Rep in association with Nottingham Playhouse
Exeter Northcott Theatre
2012Costume Maker
Theatre
Sleeping BeautyAdam Smith Theatre
Adam Smith Theatre
2012Costume Maker
Theatre
Puss in BootsBrunton Theatre
Brunton Theatre
2012Costume Designer and Maker
Theatre
Transylvanian NightsUtter Productions
The Voodoo Rooms
2011Intern Dresser
Theatre
The Salon ProjectUntitled Projects
Traverse Theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2012HND Theatre Costume InterpretationEdinburgh's Telford College

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Overlocker, Sewing machine

    Additional Skills

    - Cutting and construction in both Men's and Women's clothing

    - Pattern Drafting

    - Millinary

    - Corsetry

    - Body Padding

    - Wig dressing, application and maintainence

    - Design skills

    - Thorough knowledge of costume history

    - Good organisational skills.

    - Very good with the general public and working as part of a team through several years in the hospitality industry.

    Additional Information

    I am currently looking for employment as a Costume Supervisor, Costume Assistant, Wardrobe Assistant, or Dresser. Available to start in full time employment immediately.

    I hold a full drivers license and own a car.

    Referees

    Suz Hogg

    Head of Wardrobe

    Motown

    **contact removed**

    Hannah Bell

    Supervisor

    Beautiful The Carole King Musical

    **contact removed**

    Rachel Scofield

    Head of Wardrobe

    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

    **contact removed**

    About me

    Graduated in 2012 with an HND in Theatre Costume Interpretation from Edinburgh's Telford College. I have been trained in the cutting and construction of both Men's and Women's clothing and have a good understanding of pattern drafting. I have a comprehensive knowlegde of historical costume. I am a hard worker with a strong attention to detail.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 3 to 6 years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Dance
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Outdoor Events
    • Pantomime
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • Cruises
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard

    Professional Recommendations

    Mona Kastell Costume Designer

    Lydia joined the team in a busy time as a costume maker. She was a pleasure to work with, adapting rapidly to the wardrobe pace. Her professionalism and costume making skills were very helpful to the success of the show.