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Shirley Eborn is a costume maker specialising in theatrical and period costume, bespoke bridal and occasion wear. She is based in Brighton, UK and is well placed to provide services to London and Sussex locations.
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About Shirley Eborn

Here is a brief resumé of my qualifications and experience:

I have a BA Honours degree in Costume Interpretation from Wimbledon School of Art and a BTech diploma in Costume Design and Interpretation from Kingsway College, London.

Some recent assignments include:

Commissions from Stevenage, Chertsey and Reigate Priory Museums, Covent Garden Minuet Company

Talent TV, Channel 4

Costume supervisor, maker and wardrobe mistress, European Chamber Opera performances of Carmen, Don Pasquale, Tosca and Cosi Fan Tutte (June/ July 2004, July 2005, 2006)

Costume supervisor, Manhattan Nights, 2006

Costume maker:, Ron Briggs Costumes, Rainbow Productions, London Studio Centre, Opera Babes promotional tour

Demonstrator of corset making at the Victoria and Albert Museum (as part of the Vivienne Westwood exhibition), 2004

Wardrobe mistress, Cinderella and Snow White, Camberley Theatre, Surrey, 2003 and 2004

Costume maker and wardrobe supervisor, Hamlet, Cannizaro Park Open Air Festival

Costume assistant, The Golden Ass, Shakespeare's Globe

Assistant in making St Pauls altar cloth, Queen's Jubilee, 2002

Costume maker and wardrobe assistant, Purcell's Faerie Queen, Maastricht University

Millinery for The Dreaming, National Youth Music Theatre

Costume maker and supervisor,The Last Stop Before Bethlehem, Italia Conti Theatre


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