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CV

Skills

 

Costume construction

Pattern

Drafting

Design

Hand Embroidery

Styling

Colour 

Tailoring 

Illustration 

Machine Embroidery 

Problem Solving 

InDesign 

Photoshop 

Team work

Independent Study

Costume maintenance 

Dressing

Quick Changes

See Testimonials 

 

 

Education

 

2012-2016 University of Huddersfield Costume with Textiles BA Hons  (video clip of final show @ 3:00 - 4:50)

2010-2012 Sheldn School Sixth Form

 

2005-2010 Sheldon School

 

 

Experience

 

Lula & Sailor - Assistant Buyer

May 2015 – May 2016 (1 year 1 month) Malmesbruy

Working as a team, budgeting, styling, networking

 

oo arh! - Designer and Maker

October 2014 – Present 2019 Buckinghamshire

Garment designing, up cycling, colour matching, styling, budgeting, time management, communication skills, experimental construction, innovative and unique

 

The Royal Shakespeare Company - Costume Intern
August 2015 – September 2015 (2 months) Stratford-upon-Avon

Historical costume construction, corsetry, fittings, working as a team, independent work

 
Gifford Circus - Costume and Art department intern
April 2015 – May 2015 (2 months) Stroud, UK

Costume construction, embellishment and leather work, alterations, making curtains, problem solving, set painting, team work and independent work

 

Pretty Disturbia - Intern
February 2015 – February 2015 (1 month) Manchester, UK

Garment design, street styling, blogging, Asos market place uploading garments, postage and packaging purchases, working as a team, independent work

 
Gaff - Assistant Buyer
January 2015 – February 2015 (2 months)Bath

Working as a team, budgeting, styling

 
Oxford Playhouse - Costume department
December 2014 – December 2014 (1 month) Oxford, UK

Working as a team, planning and organising, altering hired costumes, fitting costumes, individual work, embellishing, quick construction

 

Phantom Films - Costume assistant
October 2014 – November 2014 (2 months)Leeds

Buying, styling, budgeting, on set help, dressing, organisational skills, working as a team, communication skills

 

Pop-Up Plays - Volunteer
August 2014 – August 2014 (1 month) Bath, UK

Working in a team, working with kids, budget performance, group led activities

 

Global Grooves - Volunteer
July 2014 – July 2014 (1 month) Mosley

Working towards the Manchester Day Parade, batik, dyeing/ painting fabrics, problem solving, pattern making, working in a team, independent work

 

Global Grooves - Volunteer

July 2013 – July 2013 (1 month) Mosley

Construction, batik, dyeing fabric, working in a team, independent work

 

St Mary Players - Dresser

April 2013 – April 2013 (1 month) Bristol

Dressing, quick changes, mending hired costumes, altering hired costumes

 

Floor to Ceiling - Dresser

March 2011 – March 2011 (1 month) Bristol, UK

One of my first dressing roles, short and sweet to dip my toe in the professional world and start making new contacts. I learnt the importance of being available, reliable and eager to learn.
Quick changes, fixing costumes, the get out and organisation.

 

 

AMY HOLGATE

 

Born in Bath, Somerset

Lives & Works in Buckinghamshire

 

Designer and Maker for oo arh!

Oxford Playhouse - Wardrobe Assistant

October 2016 - January 2018 

Laundry calls, maintaining costumes, fixing costumes, dressing on and off stage, costume supervision.

 

 

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