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Jenni Ladd, Wardrobe Supervisor/Costume Technician

Resume posted by Jenni Ladd in Theatre.
Desired position type: Any.
Location: Madison Wisconsin, United States

jennifersladd@gmail.com

Summary

Highly experienced (20+ years) costume designer, technician and wardrobe supervisor.
Seeking full-time employment as costume shop manager, assistant manager or wardrobe supervisor.
Touring position also accepted, as I have extensive national/international tour experience, particularly with dance.
I am also proficient in admin/office/clerical work, typing 55/wpm, computer usage Microsoft Office, Outlook, Acrobat, all internet functions.

Specialties

  • Costume Design,
  • Costuming for Opera/Ballet/Theatre/Modern Dance,
  • Stitching/Alterations/Repair,
  • Touring Wardrobe,
  • wardrobe

Skills

  • Costume design (25 years)
  • Costume rentals (20 years)
  • Wardrobe supervision (25 years)
  • Tour wardrobe (16 years)
  • Stitching (25 years)
  • Alterations/Repair (25 years)
  • Crafts (20 years)
  • Dyeing (20 years)
  • Shoe Repair (20 years)

Spoken Languages

  • English,
  • German

Education

MFA Costume Design, University of Illinois-Urbana
MA Theatre History, University of Illinois-Urbana
BA Theatre, University of Missouri-Columbia

Experience

Tour Wardrobe Supervisor, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, 2010-present
Assistant Costume Supervisor, Madison Opera, 2006-present
Costume Assistant, Madison Ballet, 2008-present
Costume Assistant, Opera for the Young, 2008-present
Temporary Tour Wardrobe Supervisor, Les Ballets Trockadero, 2008-2010
Wardrobe Supervisor, Reduced Shakespeare Company; full-time 2001-2003, as-needed 2003-present
Costume Rentals Manager, Broadway Costumes of Chicago, 1998-2001
Freelance costume designer since 1993
Additional information available upon request.

Groups & Associations

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