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Curriculum vitae



"Costume Designer with a great attitude and big smile"


WORK EXPERIENCE EDUCATION SKILLS


Work Experience


The Orange Tree Theatre

27.04.2015-31.05.2015, London, UK
Wardrobe assistant: Helping the costumier with fittings, organizing wardrobe, buying costumes, sorting out and returning rented costumes, helping with set design

The Border (Short film)

12.03.2015-07.05.2015, London, UK
Head Costume Designer: Making the designs, budgeting, buying, executing costumes, being a supervisor

Ahaa-teatteri(a theatre)

01.06.-30.09.2012 and 01.04.-10.09.2013 Tampere, Finland
Costumier assistant: Working alongside the head costumier, designing, distressing, sewing, preparing the costumes for stage

Legioonateatteri Ry(theatre of the oppressed)

01.08.2009-31.05.2013 (VOLUNTARY WORK) Tampere, Finland
Costumier: Costume design, costume care, making the costumes
Handyman: Set design, booking clerk, organizing fairs, catering, marketing, transportation, customer service, office work,
Member of the administration 2010-2013

Kumppanuus Ry

20.04.-31.08.2011 Tampere, Finland
Costumier: I got to design and make costumes for a summer fair

Etappi Ry

15.09.-31.10.2008 Tampere, Finland
Seamstress: Designing clothes, repairing clothes, customer service

Tampereen Komediateatteri (a theatre)

09.06.-31.08.2008 Tampere, Finland
Costumier assistant: Costume repair, costume care


Education


Art and Science, (MA)

2016 -
University of The Arts London, London, UK

Theatre and Screen: Costume design (BA)

2013-2016
University of The Arts London, London, UK

Nutrition Adviser (Diploma)

2011-2013
Terveysopisto SALUS, Helsinki, Finland

Costume interpretation (short course)

2011
Aikkari, Pirkanmaa, Finland

Stylist (short course)

2008
Studio Ateljé Marianne Palonen, Helsinki, Finland

High school

2004-2007
Lempäälän lukio, Lempäälä, Finland


Skills


Languages

  • Finnish - mother tongue
  • English - fluent
  • Swedish - fair
  • German, French, Italian, Spanish - basics

Other

  • Fast learner, not afraid to take contact, great time management skills, good organizing-, problem solving- and leadership skills
  • Familiar with using recycled material as resources
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