Gemma Brown

Costume Dress

  • LocationGrays, United Kingdom



  • Fashion
  • Film
  • Theatre
  • TV
  • Craft
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Design
  • Sewing
  • Wardrobe
  • Illustrator
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history


Costume Dresser

National Theatre

Sep 2013
  • Since September 2013 until the present, I have worked as an exclusive casual costume dresser for the Olivier Stage at the National Theatre. I have worked on a variety of shows there and have been responsible for costumes of principle actors, actresses and children. My main duties there are: liaising with designer, maintenance of costumes, quick changes, alterations and laundry.


Wardrobe Assistant & Dresser

Jaime Hendry Production Company

Sep 2014 - Jan 2015
  • Responsible for: four principle actors costumes, maintenance of costumes throughout entire run, managing quick changes backstage, applying prosthetic make-up to actors and costumes, alterations and laundry.


Costume Dresser

National Theatre Production Company

May 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Responsible for: entire female cast’s costumes, liaising with designer, quick changes backstage, distributing props and accessories during quick changes, maintenance of costumes, alterations, painting and dying new costumes, buying new costumes and accessories, alterations and laundry.


Creative Visual Merchandiser

New Look

May 2013 - Aug 2013
  • Responsible for: entire shop floor and window displays, liaising with the Visual Merchandising Manager and Deputy Store Manager, demonstrating knowledge of current fashion trends, dressing mannequins, keeping visual graphics up-to-date, composing creative displays, assembling metal bar work, studying local competition, organising and tidying the equipment rooms.



Scenography and Theatre Design

Aberystwyth University

Aug 2010 - Jun 2013
  • Bachelor of the Arts