Rachel Watkins


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2013 - 2014Dresser
West Side StoryPalace avenue Theatre
  • Education

    2011Costume with TextilesUniversity of Huddersfield

    About me

    Im have studied Costume Design with Textiles at Huddersfield University.

    I enjoy being creative and can turn my hand to most things, particularly painting, sketching, needlework of all kinds and I take inspiration from many sources. I enjoy listening to music and my tastes vary from heavy rock to musicals and have recently discovered that I quite like opera! I like to read as much as possible and watch films whenever I can.

    I enjoyed my course and am able to pattern cut and create patterns both on the stand and also flat patterns. I have a flamboyant, individual style with a vivid imagination and am never sure in which direction it will take me. I have created male and female garments and designs for modern and period wear to a high standard. I specialise in embroidery and amable to produce both hand and machine embroidered textiles. My research skills enable me to deconstruct and analyse scripts, so assisting me with obtaining a new concept for a story and am able to illustrate character's designs based on the new take / theme.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 1 to 3 years
    Company Experience
    • Educational Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Musicals
    • Opera
    • Pantomime
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • No
    Driving Licences
    • Standard