Yvette Helin Studio LLC, New York NY Performed a variety of costume construction that required crafting forms derived from foam and fabric coverings and sewing techniques to create custom, built-to-order costumes valued at over $10,000 individually. Projects comprised of constructing life size costumes of Nickelodeon characters Angelika and Chucky based on the television show Rugrats, Jimmy Neutron from the show Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, and Eliza from The Wild Thornberries. Other assignments involved construction of elaborate sea animal costumes for Sea World’s Halloween Spooktacular and costumes for Theatreworks in New York City of complicated, life size figures.
New York City Ballet, New York NY Duties comprised of construction and alterations of costumes for The Nutcracker. Assisted in the creation of tutus and performed extensive work on dress for the character of Mrs. Ginger.
Jar Production Company, Norwegian Cruise Lines – Tasks comprised of overseeing and performing tailoring and alterations of multiple garments for twenty dancers in new Jeanne Ann Ryan produced shows on cruise line, assisting in quick backstage changes, and organizing group wardrobe.
Ballet Memphis, Memphis TN – Work performance involved the fitting and altering of bodices, dresses, pants, jackets and other clothing for multiple productions and constructing new costumes for new productions.
Theater Memphis, Memphis TN – Duties as intern included assisting lead designer Andre Ward for various productions. While participating she was instructed in garment construction and sewing techniques specific for a variety of fabrics. She also designed styled and fitted garments to various body shapes and sizes and worked on costumes for productions of Little Shop of Horrors and A Christmas Carol
Bohemian Society Co. Los Angeles, CA assisted with design, construction and alteration of costumes for Ashlee Simpson’s Orange Bowl performance and George Clinton and His Gangsters of Love’s performance.
Memphis Area School Production “Annie”
Design and construction of Annie costume
Alterations specialist for the feature film
21 Grams (Memphis location)
Current work –
design and construction for Memphis ballet group
Historic costume design & Theatre cast costuming