Sophie Wilson

    • Costume Assistant
    • Wardrobe Assistant

    Cheshire

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019Wardrobe Mistress
Tour
Trial by LaughterTrademark Touring
various UK theatres
2018 - 2019Wardrobe supervisor
Theatre
Snow WhiteImagine Theatre Company
The Victoria, Halifax
2018Dresser
Theatre
Cilla The MusicalBill Kenwright Ltd
The Floral Pavilion, New Brighton
2018Wardrobe Mistress
Tour
Trial By LaughterTrademark touring
The Watermill and various UK theatres
2018Dresser
Theatre
EvitaBill Kenwright Ltd
Floral Pavilion theatre, New Brighton
2016 - 2018costume co-ordinator
Cruise
Various Peel entertainment productionsPeel Entertainment
Marella Cruise ships
2016 - 2017Wardrobe assistant and dresser
Theatre
Dick and Dom LiveBourne Leisure
2016 - 2017Wardrobe assistant and dresser
Theatre
Laughter, Camera, ActionBourne Leisure
2016 - 2017Wardrobe assistant and dresser
Theatre
The HitmakerViva Productions
2015 - 2017Wardrobe assistant and dresser
Theatre
Diversity LiveBourne Leisure
2015 - 2017Wardrobe assistant and dresser
Theatre
Buffalo BillyBourne Leisure
2015 - 2017Wardrobe assistant
Theatre
Ready for the WeekendBourne Leisure
2015 - 2017Wardrobe assistant and dresser
Theatre
Aladdin RocksBourne Leisure
2015 - 2017Wardrobe assistant and dresser
Theatre
SaluteViva Productions
2015 - 2016Costume maker and dresser
Theatre
It's a Kinda MagicBourne Leisure
2015 - 2016Wardrobe assistant
Theatre
It's Time With Katy AshworthCbeebies
2015 - 2016Wardrobe assistant and dresser
Theatre
Scooby Doo LiveOddPost
2015 - 2016Wardrobe assistant and dresser
Theatre
FestivalViva Productions
2015 - 2016Wardrobe assistant and dresser
Theatre
FreddieViva Productions
2015 - 2016Wardrobe assistant
Theatre
The Stephen Mulhern ShowBourne Leisure
2015 - 2016Wardrobe assistant
Theatre
The Shaolin MonksBourne Leisure
2014Costume assistant
Film
ShaandaarPrime Studios
2009 - 2010Wardrobe trainee
Theatre
Our Day OutTarpoley Amateur Dramatics Society
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2014costume with textiles ba honsHuddersfield University

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Domestic overlocker, Domestic sewing machine
    I can operate:
    Amaya/Computerised embroidery machine, Laser cutter, Industrial overlocker, Industrial sewing machine, leather sewing machine

    Additional Skills

    Flat pattern drafting and cutting;

    Lay plans;

    Moulage;

    Flat pattern illustrations;

    The ability to use a sewing machine, both industrial and domestic;

    Use the heat press;

    Mask making.

    Textiles

    Visual research and development for textiles;

    Hand and machine embroidery;

    The Amaya machine;

    The ability to use, mix and apply Remazol and Disperse dyes;

    Natural dyeing;

    Hand painting fabric;

    Leather work;

    Wire work;

    Felting.

    Design

    Design and illustration for costume;

    Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator;

    Historical and contemporary research for costume illustration;

    Creating concepts for a variety of different performance areas;

    Sourcing fabrics and clothes;

    Styling.

    Personal

    Presentation skills, both verbal and written;

    Work well independently and as a part of a team;

    A full UK drivers license and own my own car;

    First aid trained.

    About me

    Having trained at The University of Huddersfield, gaining a degree in Costume with textiles, I am now working as a freelance costumier.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 3 to 6 years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • Pantomime
    • Showcase
    Interested in
    • Cruises
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)
    Driving Licences
    • Standard