Ella Okore

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  • LocationBeckenham, United Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Design
  • Sewing
  • Wardrobe
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Waitress & Barista

Brown and Greens

Sep 2014
  • -Working within a team to provide quality customer service and products. -Responsible for opening and closing the business, including re-stocking, cashing up end of the day takings and locking up the premises. Fully barista trained and fully till trained.

2015

Costume & Set Assistant ‘alice In Wonderland

Blackshaw Theatre Company

Mar 2015 - Mar 2015
  • -Assisted the Costume and Set Designer in the re-imagining of the classic tale, ‘Alice in Wonderland’ -Roles include assisting in the measuring and fitting costumes on the cast. -Completing alterations on costumes, sourcing costumes and props.

2015

Assistant Costume Maker

Swank Street Theatre

Feb 2015 - Feb 2015
  • -Assisted the Costume Supervisor and Maker in the construction of two 1940’s landgirl costumes. -Roles including pattern drafting, pattern cutting, toiling and assisting in fabric purchasing.

2015

Womenswear Studio Intern

Clio Peppiatt

Nov 2014 - Jan 2015
  • -Acting as an intern for Womenswear Designer Clio Peppiatt, assisting in the preparation and construction of her AW15 Collection. -Roles include pattern drafting, pattern cutting and toiling of garments. Altered pre-existing patterns according to specification. Purchased fabric and haberdashery items using a provided budget. -Garment construction, using both hand and machine sewing techniques. Including a range of embellishments and competent machine-sewing of pattern pieces.

2014

Costume Maker

Dotted Line Theatre

Nov 2014 - Dec 2014
  • -Full costume construction for the play ‘Beegu’, showing at the Arts Depot in North Finchley. -Attended fittings with the cast, taking notes for alterations and liaising with the Costume Supervisor to make suitable amendments. -Pattern drafting and pattern cutting of all the costumes. Delegated smaller jobs out to assistant costume makers.

2014

Assistant to the Costume Designer

Hannah Glossop

Aug 2014 - Aug 2014
  • -Roles included the breaking down and customisation of costumes for the David Guetta music video, 'Dangerous' -Completed a range of stencilling by hand for customised boiler suits. Prepared and packed the costumes in a suitable fashion, for the abroad video shoot.

2014

Assistant to the Costume Supervisor

Zoonation

Jun 2014 - Jul 2014
  • ‘Groove on Down the Road’, Presented by Zoonation -Attended costume fittings and took relevant costume notes for the large cast. Completed alterations on costumes, using both machine and hand-sewing techniques. -Responsible for sourcing and purchasing suitable garments and fabric for the costumes. -Attended technical rehearsals, ensured all cast member had their correct full costumes, and fixing any damages in costumes.

2013

Assistant to the Costume Supervisor

The 39 Steps’, Touring Production

Dec 2012 - Jan 2013
  • -Attended technical rehearsals and costume fittings for the play, helping to problem solve and ensure all costumes were completed to the highest standard, this included completing alterations. -Undertook fabric shopping for the costumes, selecting appropriate fabrics whilst staying in budget.

Education

2014

Costume Design and Making

Nottingham Trent University

Aug 2011 - May 2014

    2011

    English Literature, Textiles, Geography, Psychology

    Harris City Academy

    Aug 2009 - May 2011
    • A Levels

    2009

    English, Maths, Science, Textiles, French. Geography

    Harris City Academy

    Aug 2004 - May 2009
    • GCSE's