Nicola Wragg

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2020
Francesca Peschier
thestage.co.uk
2018
Catherine Love
theguardian.com

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2015 - 2020Wardrobe Technician
Theatre
2015 - PresentHOME
2019 - 2020Wardrobe Supervisor & Maker
Theatre
Insane Animals
Philly McMahon
Bourgeois & Maurice & HOME
HOME
2019Wardrobe Technician
Theatre
Red Dust Road
Dawn Walton
National Theatre of Scotland & HOME
Macrobert Arts Centre, Eden Court & HOME
2019Freelance Costume Maker
Event
Precarious Carnaval
Lowri Evans, Renato Bolelli Rebouças & Rodolfo Amorim
Precarious Carnaval
Bridgewater Canal, Salford
2019Costume Supervisor
Theatre
The Dream Collector
Jude Christian
CYA @ HOME
HOME
2018Wardrobe Assistant & Assistant Costume Maker
Theatre
The Maids
Lily Sykes
HOME
HOME
2018Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Future Bodies
Abbi Greenland & Helen Goalen
RashDash, HOME & Unlimited Theatre
HOME
2018Wardrobe & Wigs Assistant
Theatre
Long Day's Journey Into Night
Dominic Hill
HOME & Citizens Theatre
HOME
2018Costume Supervisor
Music
Corrido de la Sangre
Mark Holthusen
The Tiger Lillies
HOME
2018Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
Circle Mirror Transformation
Bijan Sheibani
HOME
HOME
2018Costume Assistant
Theatre
Truth Be ToldPUSH Festival
HOME
2017Freelance Costume Assistant
Theatre
The Secret Seven
Alex Clifton
Storyhouse
Storyhouse
2017Wardrobe & Wigs Assistant
Theatre
Uncle Vanya
Walter Meierjohann
HOME
HOME
2017Wardrobe Assistant & Dresser
Theatre
People, Places & Things
Jeremy Herrin with Holly Race Roughan
Headlong, National Theatre, HOME & Exeter Northcott
HOME
2017Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
The Wedding
Amit Lahav
Gecko
HOME
2017Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
Returning to Reims
Thomas Ostermeier
Schaubühne, Manchester International Festival & HOME
HOME
2017Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Rose
Richard Beecham
HOME
HOME
2017Freelance Costume Assistant
Television / TV
'Get A Round' - Performance Live (BBC2)Eggs Collective
The Star & Garter
2017Costume Maker
Theatre
Emma Frankland's 'Republica'
Emma Frankland
VIVA 2017
HOME
2017Dresser & Wardrobe Technician
Theatre
Paul Auster's City of Glass
Leo Warner
59 Productions, HOME & Lyric Hammersmith
HOME
2016 - 2017Costume Assistant
Theatre
The Island, The Sea, The Volunteer & The Refugee
Sue Roberts
PUSH Festival
HOME
2016Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
Ghosts
Polly Findlay
HOME
HOME
2016Wardrobe Supervisor
Theatre
A Pacifist's Guide To The War On Cancer
Bryony Kimmings
Complicite & National Theatre co-production in association with HOME
HOME
2016Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
On Corporation Street
Louise Lowe
HOME & ANU Productions
HOME
2016Costume Designer & Supervisor
Theatre
Chamaco (Kiddo)
Walter Meierjohann
VIVA 2016
HOME
2016Costume Assistant
Theatre
The Passion
Penny Woolcock
Streetwise Opera & The Sixteen
Campfield Market, Manchester
2016Wardrobe Assistant & Dresser
Theatre
Endgame
Dominic Hill
HOME & Citizens Theatre
HOME
2016Wardrobe Assistant & Dresser
Theatre
Macbeth
Carrie Cracknell & Lucy Guerin
HOME, Young Vic & Birmingham Repertory Theatre
HOME
2015Wardrobe Assistant & Dresser
Theatre
Inkheart
Walter Meierjohann
HOME
HOME
2015Alterations Assistant
Film
Time and the Edge of Destiny
AL and AL
AL and AL
HOME
2015Wardrobe Assistant & Dresser
Theatre
The Oresteia
Blanche McIntyre
HOME & Royal Exchange Theatre
HOME
2015Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
Kneehigh's Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)HOME
HOME
2015Dresser
Theatre
The SkrikerRoyal Exchange Theatre
Royal Exchange Theatre
2015Overhire Stitcher
Theatre
Neck of the WoodsManchester International Festival
HOME
2015Overhire Stitcher
Other
Tree of CodesManchester International Festival
Manchester Opera House
2015Wardrobe Assistant & Dresser
Theatre
The Funfair
Walter Meierjohann
HOME
HOME
2015Dresser
Theatre
Anna KareninaRoyal Exchange Theatre & West Yorkshire Playhouse
Royal Exchange Theatre
2015Touring Wardrobe Mistress
Tour
Forever YoungNottingham Playhouse Theatre Company & Oldham Coliseum Theatre
Nottingham Playhouse, Warwick Arts Centre, Doncaster Cast, Oldham Coliseum
2014 - 2015Wardrobe Assistant/Dresser
Theatre
Season 2014/15Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company
Nottingham Playhouse
2015Wardrobe Maintenance Technician
Theatre
PoshNottingham Playhouse Theatre Company & Salisbury Playhouse
Nottingham Playhouse
2014 - 2015Wardrobe Assistant/Dresser
Theatre
Sleeping BeautyNottingham Playhouse Theatre Company
Nottingham Playhouse
2014Wardrobe Maintenance Technician
Theatre
ArcadiaNottingham Playhouse Theatre Company
Nottingham Playhouse
2014Wardrobe Maintenance & Dresser
Theatre
The Five & The Prophecy of Prana UK TourBoy Blue Entertainment
Nottingham Playhouse
2014Wardrobe & Wigs Assistant/Dresser
Theatre
Propaganda SwingNottingham Playhouse Theatre Company & Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
Nottingham Playhouse
2014Deputy Wardrobe Cover
Theatre
War Horse UK TourNational Theatre Studio
Regent Theatre
2014Wardrobe Assistant/Swing Dresser
Theatre
Time and the ConwaysNottingham Playhouse Theatre Company
Nottingham Playhouse
2014Dresser
Theatre
War Horse UK TourBradford Theatres
Bradford Alhambra
2014Costume Designer & Maker
Event
Freelance workThe Fire of Caron Project
2014Wardrobe Maintenance Technician/ Swing Dresser
Theatre
Disney's The Lion King UK TourBradford Theatres
Bradford Alhambra
2014Costume Cutter
Other
Freelance workThe History Bunker Ltd.
2014Dresser
Theatre
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake UK TourBradford Theatres
Bradford Alhambra
2014Wardrobe Maintenance Assistant
Theatre
War Horse UK TourNational Theatre Studio
Edinburgh Festival Theatre
2013 - 2014Wardrobe Assistant
Theatre
Disney's The Lion King UK TourAmbassador Theatre Group
Edinburgh Playhouse
2012 - 2013Costume Assistant & Head Dresser
Theatre
Season 2012/13Virginia Repertory Theatre
Virginia Repertory Theatre
2013Assistant Costume Maker
Theatre
Cadence Theatre Co. in partnership with Virginia Repertory Theatre
Virginia Repertory Theatre
2013Co-Costume Designer & Costume Maker
Theatre
Breast In ShowCarol Piersol in partnership with Virginia Repertory Theatre
Virginia Repertory Theatre at Willow Lawn
2013Costume Designer
Theatre
Sweet ChariotTheatre IV on Tour
US Tour, Various
2011 - 2012Wardrobe Assistant
Tour
The King and I UK TourMusic and Lyrics Limited
UK Tour, Various
2011Costume Advisor
Other
'It Needs Only Crowds' Dance PiecePetulance Arts
The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow
2011Wardrobe Assistant (Placement)
Theatre
Blood WeddingLyceum Youth Theatre - "Summer On Stage"
Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
2010Wardrobe Assistant (Placement)
Theatre
The Importance of Being EarnestRoyal Lyceum, Edinburgh
Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
2010Costume Designer & Maker
Event
SuperbugsUniversity of Edinburgh School of Chemistry & the Wellcome Trust
C Too (St. Columba's by the Castle)
2009Wardrobe Mistress
Theatre
The Pajama GameEdinburgh University Footlights
Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh
2008Wardrobe Mistress
Theatre
CompanyEdinburgh University Savoy Opera Group
Paradise in Augustine's
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    Digital Production ManagementSharpFutures x ITV
    2011BTEC (EdExcel) HND Theatre Costume InterpretationEdinburgh Telford College
    2004English & American Literature (BA Hons.)University of Warwick

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Domestic sewing machine
    I can operate:
    Industrial sewing machine, Steamer, Industrial overlocker, Domestic overlocker

    Additional Skills

    Cut and construction of menswear and womenswear.

    Flat pattern-making skills.

    Draping skills.

    Costume alterations.

    Hand sewing.

    Dressing and quick changes.

    Wardrobe maintenance.

    Emergency repairs.

    Fabric Manipulation: appliqué, dyeing, distressing, embellishment, embroidery, quilting, rouleaux, painting and pleating.

    Costume Crafts: accessories including belts, bags, jewellery and masks.

    Knowledge of different building materials including:

    Plastazote, felt, leather, buckram, plastic mesh; adhesives and paints.

    3D Costume Properties:

    ruff-making, millinery and headdresses, wig styling and maintenance.

    Theatrical old age and bruising/bloodied makeup techniques.

    Comprehensive knowledge of the history of costume and theatre.

    Referees

    Available on request.

    About me

    Hard-working, resourceful and enthusiastic about theatre costume: I love being a part of the collaborative effort which takes a shared vision and brings it to life on the stage.

    Experienced in regional producing theatre and large-scale weekly touring.

    Emergency First Aid at Work (2019); DBS checked (2017).

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Community
    • Devised
    • Exhibitions
    • Fringe
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Outdoor Events
    • Shakespeare
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Industry Training
    • First Aid (Any)