PERSONAL RESUME

TELEPHONE: 0624363174
DATE OF BIRTH: 13th November, 1971
NATIONALITY: Australian and Dutch (Dual Citizenship)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
1997 – 1998 National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) Diploma in Costume – Theatre Craft
1995 Footwear Hand Crafted Statement of Attainment 2
1994 Footwear Hand - Crafted Statement of Attainment
1994 Footwear Custom Made Statement of Attainment
1994 Fashion Headwear Certificate
1994 Fabric Printing and Design Certificate.

EXPERIENCE
Whilst studying 2 years full-time for my diploma with the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Costume/Theatre Craft I assisted and supervised the following productions;

Museum directed by Tony Knight
Othello directed by Adam Cook
Open your mouth and close your eyes directed by Barry Koski
Nicholas Nikelby directed by Tony Knight
Measure for Measure directed by Richard Cotterill
Dangerous Liaisons directed by Adam Cook
Angels in America directed by Tony Knight
During this time I was also seconded to work on;
Holy Smoke directed by Jane Campion
King Lear directed by Barry Koski

EMPLOYMENT
2012
“Wild Poppies” Wild Poppies Development and Concept
“So You Think You Can Dance” V & V Entertainment Employed as Costume Designer for the theatre tour
2011
“So You Think You Can Dance” V & V Entertainment Employed as Costume Designer for the theatre tour
“Nova Zembla” Eyeworks Film & TV Drama Employed as Costumier
“Alice in Wonderland” Studio 100
Employed as Costume Builder “Fiddler on the Roof” Musical van Vlaanderen
continuation from last year
“Ronald Kolk” Ronald Kolk
Employed to create corsets for his collection
“Daddy Cool” V & V Entertainment
Employed as Costume Designer
2010
“My Name is Michael” V & V Entertainment Employed as Costume Designer
“Alice in Wonderland” Orkater Costumier for Dieuweke van Reij
“Wilde Wespen” Stichting Lantaarndragers
Employed as Costume Designer “Droom Wens” Dolfinarium
continuation from last year
2009
“5 Guys named Moe” Mark Vijn Theater Producties Employed as Costume Designer
“Chicago” Mark Vijn Theater Producties Employed as Costume Supervisor
“Hairspray” Arno Bremers
Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor “Droom Wens” Dolfinarium
Employed as Costume Designer
2008
“Anatevka” Mark Vijn Theater Producties Employed as Costume Designer
“Zandkasteel” Mark Vijn Theater Producties Employed as Costume Supervisor and maker.
“Bombay” Huis aan de Amstel Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor
2007
“Bubbling Brown Sugar” Mark Vijn Theater Producties Employed as Costume Designer
“Winx” Mark Vijn Theater Producties Employed as Costume Designer
“Voorbijgangers” Rieks Zwarte & Maartwerk Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor
“Storm Gek” Huis aan de Amstel Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor
2006
“Liuwehert” Tryater Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor
“Chess” Mark Vijn Theater Producties Employed as Costume Designer
“Revue 35” Rieks Zwarte & Utrecht Schouwburg Employed as Costume Designer
“Ziek” Huis aan de Amstel Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor
“Hof van Haille” Orkater Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor
“De Hongerende Weg” Huis aan de Amstel & Firma Rieks Zwarte Employed as touring dresser and maintenance
“Hylatudonaise” Stichting Rauwster Costume and Décor designer
2005
‘Sweet Charity” Mark Vijn Theater Producties Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor
“Aan de Overkant” Huis aan de Amstel Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor
“De Hongerende Weg” Huis aan de Amstel & Firma Rieks Zwarte
Employed as touring dresser and maintenance
2004
“Roadmaster” Stichting Ijswoestijn Employed as designer and costume producer
“Ik” Orkater Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor
“Don Carlos” Huis aan de Amstel Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor
“Bouwmeester Solness” Onafhankelijk Toneel Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor
“Kllinghoffer” Onafhankelijk Toneel Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor
2003
“Tapijt” Firma Rieks Zwarte Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor
“De Hongerende Weg” Huis aan de Amstel & Firma Rieks Zwarte Employed as head of the Atelier and Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor. Employed as touring dresser and maintenance.
2002
“Copacabana” Melody Musical Productions Employed as Costume Design Assistant and Costume Supervisor
“Platee” Nationale Reis Opera Employed as Costume Supervisor
“Rigoletto” Opera Zuid Employed as the cutter and maker for the female soloist cast
2001
“Erasmus” Onafhankelijk Toneel Employed as the cutter and maker for the soloist cast.
“A Chorus Line” Melody Musical Productions Employed as Costume Supervisor
“Fidelio” Nationale Reis Opera Employed as cutter and temporary supervisor , and set up in the theater.
“La Fanchula de la West” Opera Zuid Employed as cutter and maker for the Female Soloists.
“Le Nozze De Figaro” Opera Zuid Employed as cutter and maker.
2000
continued with Moulin Rouge
“Sydney Olympic Games” SOCOG Opening Ceremony I started as assistant coordinator and buyer then some months after became coordinator for 1 out of 7 segments. Head dresser for the opening ceremony performance.
“Ham Funeral” Belvoir Street Theatre Company Supervised cut and constructed the costumes.
1999
“Moulin Rouge” Bazmark Productions Directed by Baz Luhrman Employed as Costume maker.
“Plastic Space” Thwack Productions Supervised cut and constructed costumes.
“Air Tight” A television movie designed by Louise Wakefield. Employed as costume maker
“Cats” Really Useful Co. Assisted with the set up of the show to go on tour and reconstruction of costumes. “Ship of Fools” Griffin Theatre Co. Directed by Ros Horrin Employed as costume Supervisor and cutter
1998
“A Wreck a Triangle” Movie designed by Wendy Cork Employed as costume maker and standby
“Showboat” Kevin Jacobson Production Co Employed as cutter of women’s costumes
1995 - 1998
“Steppin Out” Employed as an assistant shoemaker to Jodie Morrisson for theatre, film and private orthotic clients.

I assisted on the following films and productions;
The Piano
Mission Impossible 2
A Portrait of a Lady
Peter Pan
The Secret Garden
Les Miserables
Rent
The Boy from Oz
Hello Dolly
Beauty and the Beast
Sunset Boulevard
Miss Saigon
Hot Shoe Shuffle
The Phantom of the Opera
Cats
Dec 1996 - Feb 1997
“Beauty and the Beast” Disney Productions Employed to do the costume maintenance
Jun 1995 - Sep 1996
“Phantom of the Opera” Cameron Mackintosh Employed as dresser for principal roles and maintenance.
1995
“Me and My Girl” Employed as freelance costume maker
“Hello Dolly” Gordon Frost Production Co Employed as dresser for principal roles
“An Inspector Calls” Her Majesty’s Theatre Employed as dresser and assisted with maintenance of the costumes
“Cats” Really Useful Co Employed as a dresser to the ensemble
1993 - 1994
During this time I was traveling in Europe and Asia