curriculum vitae

THEATRE + FILM DESIGN CREDITS:

2019*     La Fille Du Facteur, L'UniThéâtre | PRODUCTION DESIGN | Dir. Joelle Prefontaine

2019      Without, Herland | PRODUCTION DESIGN | Dir. Sylvia Douglas

2018      But Hark, A Voice!, Thou Art Here | COSTUME DESIGN | Dir. Neil Kuefler 

2018      Last Chance Leduc, Snowflake Productions + FTA | COSTUME DESIGN | Dir. Tracy Carroll
2018      In the Heights, Ross Sheppard High School | SET DESIGN + ADVISING | Dir. Kristen Forsyth

2018      Cleave, Tiny Bear Jaws +FTA | PRODUCTION DESIGN | Dir. Vanessa Sabourin

2018      Soiled Doves, Send In The Girls Burlesque | LIGHTING DESIGN | Dir. Lana Michelle Hughes

2017      The Aliens, What It Is Productions | PRODUCTION DESIGN | Dir. Taylor Chadwick
2017      Urinetown, Grindstone Theatre | CO-DESIGN /COSTUMING | Dir. Byron Trevor Martin

2017      Equus: Story of the Horse, Handful of Films | COSTUME DESIGN-CANADA | Dir. Niobe Thompson
2017      Copenhagen, University of Alberta | LIGHTING DESIGN | Dir. Alexander Donovan
2016      The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), Grindstone Theatre | PRODUCTION DESIGN | Dir. Brooklyn Ritchie

2016      Tom at the Farm, University of Alberta | SET DESIGN | Dir. Brenley Charkow

2015      The Importance of Being Earnest, University of Alberta | COSTUME DESIGN | Dir. Suzie Martin


THEATRE + FILM DESIGN ASSISTANT CREDITS:

2018      Blood: A Scientific Romance, The Maggie Tree | DESIGN ASSISTANT | Dir. Brenley Charkow | Des. Megan Koshka

2017      Private Commission, House of Sew | WARDROBE ASSISTANT | Des. Beverly Gan
2017      The Government Inspector, University of Alberta | ASSISTANT LIGHTING DESIGN | Dir. Ron Jenkins | Des. Ksenia Broda-
Milian

2016      Hamlet, University of Alberta | PROPERTIES ASSISTANT | Dir. Michael Bradley | Des. Caro Vanrensburg

2016      Twelfth Night, University of Alberta | COSTUME DESIGN ASSISTANT | Dir. Ashley Wright | Des. Stephanie Bahniuk

2016      Hansel and Gretel, Alberta Opera | ASSISTANT DRAFTSMAN | Dir. Farren Timoteo | Des. Stephanie Bahniuk

2016      Midsummer Night’s Dream, University of Alberta | COSTUME DESIGN ASSISTANT | Dir. Marti Maraden |  Des. Alison Yanota

2015      Beyond Therapy, University of Alberta | ASSISTANT TO SET DESIGNER | Dir. Glenda Sterling | Des. Hannah Matiachuk


THEATRE + FILM TECHNICAL CREDITS:

2018      BearsPunctuate! Theatre | COSTUME MAINTENANCE TECH | Dir. Matthew MacKenzie

2017      BearsAlberta Aboriginal Performing Arts + Punctuate! Theatre | COSTUME MAINTENANCE TECH | Dir. Matthew MacKenzie

2017      The Government Inspector, University of Alberta | LIGHTING CREW | Dir. Ron Jenkins | Supv. Jeff Osterlin + Larry Clark
2016      Twelfth Night, University of Alberta | LIGHTING CREW | Dir. Ashley Wright | Supv. Jeff Osterlin + Larry Clark

2016      God’s Ear, University of Alberta | LIGHTING CREW | Dir. Suzie Martin | Supv. Jeff Osterlin + Larry Clark

2016      Or the Whale, University of Alberta | STAGEHAND | Dir. Chris Bullough | Supv. Larry Clark

2015      Beyond Therapy, University of Alberta | SCENIC PAINTER | Dir. Glenda Sterling | Des. Hannah Matiachuk

2015      Straight to Video B-Movie Odyssey, House of Heathens | SCENIC PAINTER | Dir. Cody Kennedy + Tim Rutherford

2015      Tribes, University of Alberta | SCENIC PAINTER | Dir. Amanda Bergen | Des. Robyn Ayles

2015      Loveplay, University of Alberta | STAGEHAND + DRESSER | Dir. Jan Selman | Supv. Larry Clark

2013      Bloody Poetry, University of Alberta | WARDROBE ASSISTANT | Dir. Glenda Sterling | Supv. Joanna Johnston

2013      Pains of Youth, University of Alberta | WARDROBE ASSISTANT | Dir. Kim McCaw | Supv. Joanna Johnston


OTHER THEATRE CREDITS:
2017      The Government Inspector, University of Alberta | RUSSIAN ADVISOR | Dir. Ron Jenkins


*- Upcoming shows

DEMONSTRATED SKILLS

Set Related:                  AutoCAD, hand drafting, period knowledge of set + architecture, scale model making in ¼” and ½”, scenic painting                                               basic + advanced techniques,  set dressing, prop making

Costume Related:        Hand sewing, machine sewing, experience working with leather, experience distressing costumes, some experience in                                           dying techniques, some experience in draping and pattern drafting, knowledge of period costume, shopping                                                         experience, some dresser experience

Technology Related:    Macintosh Operating System, Windows Operating System, proficient in most  Microsoft Office programs, Adobe                                                     Photoshop CS6, Some experience in InDesign and Illustrator, Photography

Other:                            LX instrument hanging + focusing, running crew experience, Russian Language

Formal education + training 

2017      BFA in Theatre Design with Distinction 
              University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2013      Design Foundations Certificate 
              Grant MacEwan University and Collage, Edmonton, AB

2012      High School Diploma 
              Lillian Osbourne High School, Edmonton, AB

ADDITIONAL ART TRAINING 

2017       Clay Portrait Sculpture
               with Jackie Bagley
               Series Summer Art School, Red Deer, AB

2016       Painting
               
with Vjacheslav Kurseev

               Artist's studio, Saratov, Russia
              
2015       Figure Drawing + Painting

               with Justin Ogilvie

               Series Summer Art School, Red Deer, AB

WORK EXHIBITED + EVENTS PARTICIPATED IN

 2019      ArtSmash
               University of Alberta Faculty of Extension, Edmonton, AB

2018       Over the Edge with 4 Play-  Costume Design Participant 

               Catalyst Theatre Fundraiser, Edmonton, AB


2017       Over the Edge with 4 Play-  Set Design Participant 

               Catalyst Theatre Fundraiser, Edmonton, AB


2017       Theatre Design Portfolio Show 

                University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2017       Theatre Design Showcase

               Rutherford South Library, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB


2016       Theatre Design Portfolio Show 

               University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

2015       Student Selection- Canada 
               Prague Quadrennial of Design and Space, Prague, CZ 

2015       Over the Edge with 4 Play-  Set Design Participant 

               Catalyst Theatre Fundraiser, Edmonton, AB

2015       Theatre Design Portfolio Show 

               University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

AWARDS + SCHOLARSHIPS

2016/ 2017                    Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Scholarship 
2016/2017                     SCiP Internship Award 
2016/2017                     Jason Lang Scholarship 

2016/2017                     Dean’s Honor List of the Faculty of Arts 
2015/ 2016                    Citadel Theatre Award   

2015/2016                     SCiP Internship Award

2015/2016                     Jason Lang Scholarship

2015/2016                     Dean’s Honor List of the Faculty of Arts

2014/2015                     Citadel Theatre Award                 

2014/2015                     Jason Lang Scholarship

2014/2015                     Dean’s Honor List of the Faculty of Arts

2012                              Alexander Rutherford Scholarship 

CERTIFICATES

2018                               WHIMIS 
2018                               IATSE Set Etiquette and Protocol 

2012                               International Baccalaureate Certificate

MEMBERSHIPS

2019- present                IATSE 210 Permittee
2015- present               Member of Golden Key International Honor Society 

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