Costume Designer

Assistant Costume Designer

Costume Stitcher

Cincinnati, OH
Will Tour | Will Travel

Last Updated: 12/01/2016 08:00 EST

Job Qualifications

Costume Designer, Assistant Costume Designer, Costume Stitcher


In a Pinch, I can:

Costume Shopping, Costume Building, Costume Alterations


Experience

COSTUME DESIGN + ALTERATIONS, Liberty Township, OH 1999-Present
Alterations and custom fabrication of costumes, prom and special occasion dresses, sportswear garments, under garments, pants

All That Jazz Dance Center, West Chester, OH 1999-2016
Custom costume design and fabrication for competition dance teams and individual dancers.
Use design thinking to produce unique and appropriate costumes to enhance and compliment choreography as well as communicate the emotions of the dancers. Use human centered design thinking to develop the best fit and ease of use of all garments so that the artist can perform with focus and confidence.

Meet with coaches to discuss story, music and choreography.
Research trends and fabric to provide inspiration.
Concept development via design imagery, sketches, and samples.
Provide sample garments or partial prototypes for approval.
Produce practice garments for costume pieces that function as props.
Alterations, additions, embellishments, and distressing of purchased garments.
Partner with other artists to develop specialized accessories.


Lakota Local Schools, West Chester, OH 2014-Present
Authorized vendor for alterations and repair of team sports uniforms

Lakota West High School Theater, West Chester, OH 2007-2012
Costume design and fabrication for: A Christmas Carol, Little Women, As You Like It, Fools, and Pride and Prejudice

Mason Acting Up Youth Theater, Mason, OH 2007
Costume construction and organization of sewing volunteers for The Wizard Of Oz.


Contact

http://www.coroflot.com/LitaCaldwell

(513) 604-6386

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