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Rachel Westhead

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLiverpool, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsDirector - Set Designer - Costume Designer

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About me

I a recent graduate of Theatre, Performance and Event Design which I student at Birmingham City University. I am an aspiring Theatre Designer/Director

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Skills

  • Collaboration
  • Designing
  • Model Making
  • Technical Drawing
  • Sketching
  • Communicating Ideas
  • Leadership
  • Presenting
  • Time Management
  • Set Dressing

Work history

2015

Sculptor

Live Nation

Mar 2016 - Apr 2015
  • Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby DE74 2RP, UK
  • Freelance
  • I worked on a Live brief for Live Nation that was to work in team to design and make seven 8ft sculptures of well known rock legends for their festival Download that would be placed in the VIP area for the festival. We had a deadline of 3 weeks to complete the task which meant we were working to a strict deadline.

2016

Project Manager

Propaganda Promotions

Jan 2016 - Jan 2016
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I worked managing a team for a week to design and create props for a well known club event in Birmingham, this meant that I had to manage a team, budget, source materials, delegate tasks and oversee all tasks.

2015

Maker

2000 Trees Festival

Jul 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Cheltenham, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I spent a week working as part of the site decoration team creating and re-vamping art for the small festival '2000 Trees'. During this week I got to experience working as an artist in a fast paced environment, I got to help re-vamp old works that the festival had used before and create new works, the skills I gained from this experience were, carving, large scale sculpture design and construction and working along side a large team.

2015

Stagehand

Epstein Theatre

Apr 2015 - Apr 2015
  • 85 Hanover St, Liverpool L1 3DZ, UK
  • Freelance
  • I worked as a stagehand on a production of the popular pantomime Beauty and the Beast. This meant I had a duty to make sure that all of the staging and props were properly constructed before the show began, I had to keep track of actors lines and move props on and off the stage during the performance while working to a tight schedule.

Education

Currently

BA(Hons) Theatre Performance and Event Design

Birmingham City University

Sep 2014
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • I am a recent graduate from Birmingham City University where I studied BA (Hons) Theatre, Performance and Event Design. The course has given me a range of skills within the Design for Theatre, Performance and Event industry such as model making, technical drawing, working to scale, collaboration, managing a team, directing and producing for theatre and film, prop making, costume designing and constructing, sketching, set designing and dressing and a range of computer based design software such as Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch Up.

2014

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in 3D Design

Hugh Baird College

Sep 2012 - Jul 2014
  • Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • I studied a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in 3D Design at Hugh Baird college for 2 years aching Distinction, Distinction, Merit. I also achieved qualifications in Auto CAD Level 2 and Auto CAD Level 3. The skills I gathered from taking this course were being able to work to a deadline, self direction, time management, taking opinions on board and using them in a constructive way. The technical skills that I gained were, life drawing and drawing to scale a long with a range of 3D skills such as jewelry design and construction, design for animation, design and construction of visual merchandising and interior design.

2012

8 Gcses

St Julies Catholic High School

Sep 2007 - Jul 2012
  • Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • I attended St Julies Catholic High School from September 2007 to July 2012 where I studied my GCSE's in English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Religious Education, ICT, Drama, Textiles, French and Science.

Awards

2017

Sir Barry Vincent Jackson Award

Birmingham City University