Valerie Atkinson

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Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2004 - 2020Wardrobe & Wig Mistress, Wig Supervisor, hair and Make Up.
Theatre
All ProductionsSheffield Theatres
1999 - 2020Costume/Fashion Design, cutting and Making, Corsetry, Wedding dresses etc, Hair and make Up.
Other
FreelanceFreelance
2014Wardrobe Design
Film
In Absence of the Smoky God
Matt Stokes
Matt Stokes - Contemporary Artist
Filmed on location. Exhibition Installation at The Site Gallery, Sheffield
2012Mr Lee's Makeup Artiste
Film
Stewart Lee: Carpet remnant world showComedy Central
Lyceum
2011Hair and Make Up; Miriam Margolyes.
Film
Pete Postlethwaite: A Tribute.BBC
2009 - 2010Wardrobe and Wigs Mistress
Theatre
Peter PanLeicester Curve Theatre
2008 - 2009Wardrobe Mistress
Theatre
The Tragedy of Thomas Hobbes, The Cordelia Dream.Royal Shakespeare Company
Wilton's Music Hall, London
2004 - 2008Wardrobe Mistress, Wigs, Hair and Make Up.
Theatre
All ProductionsSheffield Theatres
2008Deputy Supervisor - Wigs and make Up.
Theatre
Garsington OperaGarsington Opera
Garsington manor and The Barbican.
1997 - 2004Wardrobe Assistant- Making. Wigs, Hair and Make Up, Sound assistant.
Theatre
All ProductionsSheffield Theatres
2002Make Up
Film
Shakleton LinkPremiere TV, Santa Monica
The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
2002Wardrobe and Wigs Mistress.
Theatre
Snake in The Grass and Joking Apart.The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough.
Touring
1997Costume Design, Head of Wardrobe, Hair and Make Up, Continuity and Production.
Film
Three Short Films, 35mm and VideoFilm School and Freelance.
1983 - 1993Hairdresser.
Other
Employed and FreelanceSheffield
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1996BA (Hons) FashionBretton Hall
    1991A Level - DressSheffield Colleges
    1991A Level - Art and DesignSheffield Colleges
    1986City and Guilds JewellerySheffield Colleges
    1983Gilt Edged Diploma - Creative HairdressingPierre Alexandre International, Manchester

    Additional Skills

    Costume, Fashion, Accessories - Design, Pattern Cutting and Making.

    All Aspects of Hairdressing.

    Communication, Organizational skills - Record/Time keeping, Budgeting, Managing a Team of Dressers.

    Freelance Wardrobe Supervision, Costume - Design and Make. Wigs, Hair and Make Up.

    About me

    I have a background in Design, Theatre Costume, Hairdressing and Make up. I have worked extensively in Professional Theatre: in Creative and Technical capacities and applying several areas of skills and responsibilities to a variety of successful productions.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Exhibitions
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Comedy
    • Community
    • Dance
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Experimental
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Opera
    • Pantomime
    • Revue
    • Shakespeare
    • Showcase
    • Tragedy
    Interested in
    • Cruises
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour