Sophie Ruth Donaldson

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2017Costume Supervisor
Theatre
DFDSLuna Rossa Productions
2017Costume Maker
Theatre
EdgeLondon Contemporary Dance School
2016 - 2017Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Dick WhittingtonJordan Productions
2016Lead Costume Maker
Theatre
Robinson Crusoe
John Terry
The Theatre Chipping Norton
2016Costume Designer
Theatre
The Cries of London
Lizzie Kew Ross
Trinity Laban Contemporary Dance
2016Costume Designer
Film
Mnemophrenia
Eirini Konstantinidou
EK Productions
2016Costume Designer
Theatre
Bound
Debbi Purtill
Trinity Laban Contemporary Dance
2016Costume Technician
Theatre
Historical ProjectsTrinity Laban Contemporary Dance
2016Costume Designer
Theatre
Still Falls The RainIndomitable Productions
2016Costume Assistant
Television / TV
YonderlandSky TV
2016Ladies Costume Maker
Theatre
Frankenstein / Lucia Di LammermoorRoyal Opera House & Royal Ballet
2016Costume Maker
Theatre
12Trinity Laban
2015 - 2016Costume Supervisor
Theatre
AladdinJordan Productions
2015Costume Maker
Theatre
Les Liasons DangereusesDavid Plunkett
2015Costume Maker
Television / TV
TabooSky TV
2015Costume Assistant
Film
2 HrsMakelight Productions
2015Costume Designer
Theatre
#3REEAdam Rutherford Dance
2015Design Assistant
Theatre
Pelleas & Melisande/ Werther/ Tales of HoffmannEnglish Touring Opera
2015Costume Assistant
Film
The Comedian's Guide To SurvivalSolar Productions
2015Costume Supervisor
Theatre
The ChristiansGate Theatre
2015Costume Maker
Theatre
I Loved You and I Loved YouSweetshop Revolution
2015Concept and Costume Designer
Event
Screen FacesThe Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design & Space
2015Costume Designer
Theatre
A Quarter Then GreenCharles Linehan
2015Costume Maker
Theatre
Historical ProjectsTrinity Laban Contemporary Dance
2015Costume Designer
Theatre
BA2 ShowcaseTrinity Laban Contemporary Dance
2015Costume Maker
Event
St Patricks DayImmersive Cult
2015Dresser
Theatre
Carmina BuranaBirmingham Royal Ballet
2015Principle Dresser
Theatre
Meistersingers of Nuremberg/ La Traviata/ Indian Queen/ Sweeney ToddEnglish National Opera
2014 - 2015Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Beauty and The BeastJordan Productions
2014Pattern Cutter
Other
Jacques Azagury S/S CollectionJacques Azagury
2014Costume Designer
Film
Dreaming of Peggy LeeOne Big Mop
2014Costume Designer
Film
The Young Man and The StrangerJack Green Productions
2014Costume Designer
Music
Acid Witch Mountain Music VideoJames A. Holland
2014Art Department Assistant
Music
Christianoshi Music VideoWildbeast Films
2014Costume Designer
Music
Kerri Watts Music VideoEavesdrop Productions
2014Costume Designer
Music
Too Many T's Music VideoEavesdrop Productions
2014Costume Maker
Event
Johnny Walker AdvertImmersive Cult
2014Costume Designer
Theatre
The Walthamstow MysteriesDeborah Nash
2014Costume Maker
Theatre
Madonna ArmsI'm Trying To Kiss You
2014Costume Maker
Theatre
Shifting GroundsArts House
2013 - 2014Costumier
Other
Rose Chong CostumiersRose Chong Costumiers
2013 - 2014Costume Designer
Film
According to Ben AdamsNoah's Art Pictures
2013Costume Designer
Theatre
Not To BeShort & Sweet
2013Costume Maker
Theatre
The Pirates of PenzanceThe Production Company
2013Costume Designer
Theatre
Monkey MagicMelbourne Fringe Festival
2013Wig Stylist
Event
The Telepathy ProjectNational Gallery of Victoria
2013Wig Stylist
Theatre
Gaga Vs AssangeMidsumma Festival
2013Production Designer
Film
Safe SpaceAriella Pictures
2013Assistant Art Director
Film
Queen of the BeesSpace Tourist Productions
2012 - 2013Ladies Cutter
Theatre
Don Quixote/ The Four Temperaments/ Bella Figura/ Dyad 1929/ Swan Lake/ Monument/ La Sylphide/ CinderellaThe Australian Ballet
2012Costume Maker
Theatre
FusedFlare Dance Company
2012Costume Designer
Tour
ConnectionsDannsa
2012Assistant Costume Designer
Theatre
AntigoneLung Ha's Theatre Company
The Traverse Theatre
2012Costume & Set Maker
Theatre
Lickety LeapLickety Spit
2012Costume Daily
Television / TV
Doors OpenITV/ Sprout Pictures
2012Costume Designer
Film
The Golden ChainBetween The Light Productions
2012Costume Designer
Film
DawnDecember Works
2011Costume Supervisor
Theatre
The Tree of KnowledgeTraverse Theatre
The Traverse Theatre
2011Costume Assistant
Theatre
The Salon ProjectUntitled Projects
The Traverse Theatre
2011Costume Maker
Theatre
What RemainsGrid Iron Theatre Company
Site-specific
2011Costume Maker
Theatre
Potted PotterFestival Highlights
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2011Costume Supervisor
Theatre
Blood Wedding/ It SnowsThe Lyceum Youth Theatre
The Lyceum Theatre
2011Scenographer
Event
The Fourth ActThe Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design & Space
2011Production Design Assistant
Film
Bully FactorySoile Mottisenkangas
2009 - 2011Dresser
Theatre
Confessions of A Justified Sinner/ The Cherry Orchard/ Peter Pan/ Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped off/ Romeo & Juliet/ Beauty & The BeastThe Lyceum Theatre
The Lyceum Theatre
2010Assistant Costume Designer
Theatre
Huxley's LabGrid Iron Theatre Company/ Lung Ha's Theatre Company
Site-specific
2010Costume Assistant
Theatre
A Vampire Story/ The MusiciansThe Lyceum Youth Theatre
The Lyceum Theatre
2009Costume Assistant
Film
A Spanking in ParadiseRunning Productions
2009Costume Designer
Theatre
Third BreastAsylon Theatre Company
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2009Costume Assistant
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream/ The ChrysalidsThe Lyceum Youth Theatre
The Lyceum Theatre
2009Costume Maker
Event
The WishgatherersThe Puppet Laboratory
Feet First Festival
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2011BA(Hons) Performance CostumeEdinburgh College of Art

    About me

    Sophie Donaldson is an award winning Costume Designer and experienced Supervisor, Cutter and Maker for theatre, dance and film.

    She trained at Edinburgh College of Art where she received a first class honours degree in Performance Costume, winning several awards for her designs. After graduating in 2011 Sophie spent a year in Scotland and two years working in Australia before moving to London where she is currently based.

    Sophie has designed productions for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Tramway, Dannsa, Arts House, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Short & Sweet Festival, Indomitable Productions, Lizzie Kew Ross Dance, Debbi Purtill Dance, Adam Rutherford Dance, Charles Linehan Dance and is an Associate Artist at The Gate Theatre. In 2015 Sophie exhibited her costumes in the Tribes exhibition at The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design & Space. She has also designed several music videos and short films and two feature films. In 2016 she won Best Costume Award for her designs and Unrestricted View Film Festival.

    Sophie is also a trained Supervisor, Cutter & Maker and has worked on productions for The Lyceum Theatre, The Traverse Theatre, The Australian Ballet, Trinity Laban, The Place, The Gate Theatre, English Touring Opera, English National Opera and The Royal Opera House. In film & TV roles she has also worked on productions for the BBC, BBC Four, Channel 4, ITV, Sky 1, Solar Productions and Makelight Productions.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 3 to 6 years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • Exhibitions
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Dance
    • Devised
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Experimental
    • Fringe
    • Live Events
    • New Writing
    • Outdoor Events
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour