Naomi Gibbs

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020 - 2021Costume designer
Theatre
Alice in Wonderland
Rosie Hill
South Hill Park
Wilde Theatre
2019 - 2020Costume designer and wardrobe supervisor
Theatre
The Nutcracker
Scott Ramsay
New Theatre Royal
New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
2019 - 2020Costume designer
Theatre
Time and Tide
Liz Weston
New Theatre Royal
The Square Tower
2019 - 2020Costume designer
Tour
Jane Eyre
Adrian Mcdougall
Blackeyed Theatre
The Wilde Theatre
2019 - 2020Costume and set designer
Theatre
Adventures in Slumberton
Siobhan Hayes
Stopgap Dance Company
Tour
2019Costume designer
Theatre
Aladdin
Adam Stafford
South Hill Park
The Wilde Theatre
2019Costume designer
Theatre
Grimm Tales
Julian Hirst
South Hill Park
The Wilde Theatre
2018 - 2019Costume designer and wardrobe supervisor
Theatre
Peter Pan
Scott Ramsay
New Theatre Royal
New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
2018Costume Designer and maker
Tour
Sherlock Holmes, The Sign of Four
Adrian McDougall
Blackeyed Theatre
South Hill Park, Wilde Theatre
2017 - 2018Costume Designer
Tour
Teechers
Adrian McDougall
Blackeyed Theatre
South Hill Park, Wilde Theatre
2017 - 2018Costume Designer and Wardrobe Supervisor
Theatre
Beauty and the Beast
Scott Ramsay
New Theatre Royal
New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
2017 - 2018Costume designer and maker, prop buyer and maker
Tour
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Nick Lane
Blackeyed Theatre
Tour
2017Head of Wardrobe
Event
Goodwood Revival Fashion Emporium
Eunice Denny
Fashion Live
Goodwood Estate
2017Costume designer and maker
Theatre
The Great Big Beautiful Sky
Evi Stamatiou
Bernie Byrnes
St Columba's by the castle
2017Costume designer and maker
Event
Hypozeuxsis at Victorious Festival
Sasha Biloshisky
Funk Format
Southsea Common, Victorious Festival
2017Costume designer and maker
Theatre
When Angels Cry
Donna Bish
New Theatre Royal
St Thomas's Cathedral
2016Costume Designer and maker
Theatre
Roses and Castles
Bernie Byrnes
New Theatre Royal
New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
2016Costume Designer and maker
Theatre
Moon Language
Charlotte Mackie (assistant Producer)
Stopgap Dance Company
The Lights Andover
2016Costume Designer and Maker
Theatre
In Service to Our True God
Bernie Byrnes
Bernie Byrnes
New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
2016Costume designer/maker
Tour
Kings of the Wild Frontier Tour
Adam Ant
Adam Ant
Portsmouth Guildhall
2013Costume designer and maker
Theatre
Jack Frost's Christmas Adventure
Bernie Byrnes
St John's Smith Square
St John Smith's Square
2011Corsetiere and milliner
Tour
The Good The Mad The Lovely TourDressing for Pleasure
2010Assistant costume designer, supervisor and maker
Theatre
Treasure IslandNew Theatre Royal portsmouth
New Theatre Royal Portsmouth
2010Costume designer and maker
Tour
Adam Ant's Pirate Metal ExtravaganzaAdam Ant
The Scala
2007 - 2009Seamstress/Manageress
Other
Bridal StoreDeerhobbes Bridal Store
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2006Pre-Degree Art and DesignFareham College
    2004BTEC Nat Dip Music PracticeSouth Downs College
    2002GNVQ Art and DesignSouthdowns College

    Additional Skills

    My skills are;

    Costume design for theatre and stage performance

    Providing and managing a wardrobe crew team

    Department budgeting/project management

    Script analysis/costume plots

    Creating promotional and marketing content for projects I am involved with including learning and participation

    Wig maintenance, period hairdressing and stage make up as additional light skills as required.

    Wardrobe supervision/dresser work and training others

    Production of bespoke corsetry (all eras)

    Machining

    Embroidery, beadwork, applique and other surface embellishments

    Tactful fitting of men women and children

    Pattern/block making and draping on the stand

    Costume maintenance, alterations and repairs

    Detailed costume renderings both traditional mediums and digital

    Additional Information

    My biggest strength is willingness to pull all of my skills into supporting the teams I am working with and bringing everything I can to make the work a success. As such, I have recently undertaken some light media training to gain skills with interviews, as I am often called upon to help promote shows I am involved with on radio, or record project evaluations on film for The Arts Council. I also sometimes help write copy for brochures and marketing materials for shows I am involved with and contribute to education packs. In addition, I am currently working on audience engagement work alongside my costume work, in the hopes of strengthening bonds between my community and the theatre I work at, and understanding our industry inside and out.

    Referees

    CEO/director of New Theatre Royal, Scott Ramsay, Charlotte Mackie, Producer at Stopgap Dance Company

    Contact details available upon request.

    About me

    Based in the South of England, I am a costume designer and associate artist/resident designer of the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth, with 10+ years experience and a busy studio located within the New Theatre Royal.

    I manage a team of freelancers, to build for shows from my studio, we are capable to undertake builds for other designers.

    If you need wardrobe crew for a show or fashion event, I can provide and lead a crew of costume professionals to the strength of a team of 15 individuals.

    Currently designing for various shows Outside of my resident theatre, I have a varied career which includes making tour costumes for popular musicians and collaborating with theatre, dance, entertainment and production companies.

    I also take on regular wardrobe supervisor roles within theatre and the fashion industry. Examples of my work to date can be found at www.societybelle.co.uk.

    Willing and able to work within a 60 mile radius from Portsmouth for all kinds of costume related work.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • Exhibitions
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Community
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Festival
    • Fringe
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Opera
    • Outdoor Events
    • Pantomime
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • Education
    • Film / TV
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    DBS checked
    • No