MARIA TAPPER
COSTUME DESIGNER & MAKER

I AM PASSIONATE ABOUT MY PROFESSION & I FEEL COMFORTABLE IN DYNAMIC & CONSTANTLY CHANGING ENVIRONMENT.
I FEEL PRIVILEGED TO WORK IN COSTUME & TO BE CREATIVE EVERYDAY.

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KEYSKILLS

DESIGN COSTUME/CONCEPT/CHARACTER/RESEARCH/STYLING/COSTUME ILLUSTRATION

COSTUME ASSISTANT & SUPERVISOR STAND BY/DRESSING/BUDGET/WARDROBE MAINTENANCE & MANAGEMENT/FITTINGS/COSTUME CONTINUITY/ADMINISTRATIVE

COSTUMING & TAILORING COSTUME MAKING/PATTERN DRAFTING/DRESSMAKING/CORSETS/EMBROIDERY/CROCHET/AGEING/ALTERATIONS

2016

THEATRE/OPERA /FILM/TV/COMMERCIAL

COSTUME DESIGNER, JUNKENSEMBLE, DUBLIN

COSTUME ASSISTANT, COPENHAGEN BOMBAY, MALMÖ

TAILOR, OPERAFABRIKEN , MALMÖ

STYLIST & COSTUME DESIGNER, IKEA, MALMÖ

TAILOR, WEXFORD FESTIVAL OPERA, DUBLIN

COSTUME DESIGNER, MIN MAMMA OCH JAG, MALMÖ

2015

THEATRE/OPERA/FILM/TV/COMMERCIAL

COSTUME DESIGNER & MAKER, SUPERCIRKUS, MALMÖ

COSTUME DESIGNER, KOLLEKTIV KNASTER, MALMÖ, SWEDEN

COSTUME DESIGNER & MAKER, SUPERCIRKUS, MALMÖ

COSTUME DESIGNER, THE INSTITUTE DIRECTED BY J. ANDERSSON, KARLSTAD, SWEDEN

STYLIST FOR IKEA, MALMÖ, SWEDEN

COSTUME DESIGNER FOR MINT AB, MALMÖ, SWEDEN

2014

THEATRE/OPERA/FILM/TV/COMMERCIAL

COSTUME ASSISTANT, NOMAD THEATRE NETWORK, SLIGO

COSTUME ASSISTANT, MARIA WERN, EYEWORKS, STOCKHOLM

COSTUME DESIGNER FOR THE PARTY, THE DUBLIN FRINGE

COSTUME MAKER, THIS IS BUTTER, DUBLIN

COSTUME SUPERVISOR, WEXFORD FESTIVAL OPERA

COSTUME MAKER, BROSNAN VISION PRODUCTION, DUBLIN

COSTUME DESIGNER & MAKER, BEWLEY’S THEATRE, DUBLIN

COSTUME MAKER, THE MODERN GREEN, DUBLIN

COSTUME MAKER, ST PATRICK’S PARADE, DUBLIN

COSTUME DESIGNER, LITTLE THING BIG THING, FISHAMBLE

2013

THEATRE/OPERA/FILM/TV/COMMERCIAL

COSTUME MAKER, ANNABELL’S STAR, THE ARK, DUBLIN

COSTUME MAKER & TRAINEE, MOBT PRODUCTIONS, DUBLIN

COSTUME & WARDROBE ASSISTANT, SECOND AGE THEATRE

COSTUME MAKER, RIPPER STREET BY BBC, DUBLIN

COSTUME SUPERVISOR, WEXFORD FESTIVAL OPERA

WARDROBE TRAINEE, WILD BY GREEN EARTH

COSTUME ASSISTANT & MAKER, JUNKENSEMBLE

COSTUME MAKER & TRAINEE, THE WIDOWER BY ITV

STYLIST FOR IN RAINBOWS BY PAPERDOLLS, DUBLIN

COSTUME DESIGNER, SEVEN SILENT MEN, DUBLIN

COSTUME ARTIST & MAKER, ST PATRICKS PARADE, DUBLIN

COSTUME DESIGNER & MAKER, DUBLIN SHAKESPEARE SOCIETY

COSTUME DESIGNER, FOCUS THEATRE, DUBLIN

2012

THEATRE/OPERA/FILM/TV/COMMERCIAL

DRESSER, THE ABBEY THEATRE, DUBLIN

MAKER & DYER, CALVARY BY JOHN MICHAEL MCDONAGH

COSTUME ARTIST & MAKER, MACNAS, GALWAY

FITTINGS & WARDROBE TRAINEE, FOLEY’S WAS BY ITV

COSTUME DESIGNER, DUBLIN SHAKESPEARE SOCIETY

COSTUME DESIGNER, NORTH CIRCULAR ROAD BY D. NUGENT

COSTUME DESIGNER & MAKER, THE DICEMAN, DUBLIN

WARDROBE TRAINEE, LOVING MISS HATTO BY BBC

COSTUME DESIGNER & MAKER, WONDERLAND THEATRE

COSTUME DESIGNER & MAKER, GRISWOLD BY FOCUS THEATRE

COSTUME MAKER, ALADDIN PANTO , UCH, LIMERICK

2011

THEATRE/OPERA/FILM/TV/COMMERCIAL

COSTUME ARTIST & MAKER, MACNAS, GALWAY

COSTUME MAKER, TITANIC-BLOOD & STEEL, DE ANGELIS LTD

COSTUME DESIGNER & MAKER, FOCUS THEATRE, DUBLIN

COSTUME DESIGNER & MAKER, WONDERHOUSE, O. KEARNEY

COSTUME DESIGNER, TALISMAN THEATRE, DUBLIN

COSTUME DESIGNER, WONDERLAND THEATRE PRODUCTIONS

COSTUME DESIGNER & MAKER, THE NATIONAL YOUTH BALLET

COSTUME DESIGNER & MAKER FOR STILT ARTIST, OUCH LTD

COSTUME DESIGNER, JANE EYRE BY CITY THEATRE DUBLIN

OTHER WORKEXPERIENCE

RE-DRESS, SEAMSTRESS FOR FASHION LABEL, 2014, DUBLIN

DANIELLE ROMERIL, SEAMSTRESS FOR FASHION LABEL, 2013, DUBLIN

THE CONSTANT KNITTER, RUNNING SEWING, QUILTING & EMBROIDERY WORKSHOPS, 2012-ONGOING, DUBLIN

JOHN ROCHA, SEAMSTRESS FOR FASHION LABEL, 2008 & 2009, DUBLIN

KOPPARBERG, DESIGNING STAFF UNIFORMS, 2008, DUBLIN

HEATHER FINN, ASSISTANT TO KNITWEAR DESIGNER, 2008-2011, DUBLIN

CHUPI, ASSISTANT TO FAHION DESIGNER, 2006-2010, DUBLIN

MAJKA DESIGNS, RAN MY OWN FASHION LABEL, 2004-2008, DUBLIN

SESI, UPCYCLE & RE-DESIGNING VINTAGE CLOTHING, 2003-2004, DUBLIN

EDUCATION

PATTERN DRAFTING & ILLUSTRATION COURSE, NCAD, 2011-2012, DUBLIN

DRESSMAKING AND PATTERN DRAFTING COURSE, THE GRAFTON ACADEMY, 2005-2007, DUBLIN