“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” -George Bernard Shaw
Fashion Industry: Design, Styling, Blogging, Writing/Editing, Social Media Event Planning
My dream job is to eventually start my own business and have my own fashion line. To work for another company, my dream would to be designing, styling, or social media/blogging for a prominent clothing company.
MaST Community Charter School
Drama Club Vocal Director
November 2013 — Present
Head of vocal coaching and teaching songs for musical
Assist directors with other aspects of the production
MaST Community Charter School
Drama Club Intern
Assisted with the technical aspect of the spring musical:
Organization of volunteers
Keeping kids focused
On the spot problem solving
Fashion Intern/ PA
August 2013 — November 2013
Assist with contacting buyers for clients
Make appointments with buyers and clients
Assisted in creating a fashion business manual for clients
Assist in fashion shows and other events
Costume PA- Brotherly Love the Movie
September 2013 — October 2013
Costume & accessory organization
Dressed actor trailers
Created costume continuity bible
Handled expense reports for Wardrobe Department
Steamed and pressed clothes
May 2011 — August 2013
Speak with patrons to ensure satisfaction with food and service, to respond to complaints, or to make conversation.
Inform patrons of establishment specialties and features.
Operate cash registers to accept payments for food and beverages.
Assist with preparing and serving food and beverages.
Greet patrons attending entertainment events.
Direct patrons to restrooms, concession stands and telephones.
Collect payments from customers.
Take orders from patrons for food or beverages.
Check patrons' identification to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
Serve food or beverages to patrons, and prepare or serve specialty dishes at tables as required.
Prepare hot, cold, and mixed drinks for patrons, and chill bottles of wine.
Perform cleaning duties, such as sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet, tidying up server station, taking out trash, or checking and cleaning bathroom.
Provide guests with information about local areas, including giving directions.
Sell and serve refreshments to customers.
Provide information about facilities, entertainment options, and rules and regulations.
Administer activities involving children, such as face painting and temporary tattoos
Atlantic Stage Theatre Company
Costume Design Intern
May 2012 — June 2012
See Projects: Oodles of Strudel Design
Coastal Carolina University
Costume Shop Assistant
January 2011 — January 2012
Clean and press costumes before and after performances and perform any minor repairs.
Design or construct costumes or send them to tailors for construction, major repairs, or alterations.
Inventory stock to determine types or conditions of available costuming.
Care for non-clothing items, such as flags, table skirts, or draperies.
Trim excess threads or edges of parts, using scissors or knives.
Select thread, twine, cord, or yarn to be used, and thread needles.
Draw and cut patterns according to specifications.
Smooth seams with heated irons, flat bones, or rubbing sticks.
Measure and align parts, fasteners, or trimmings, following seams, edges, or markings on parts.
Use different sewing techniques such as felling, tacking, basting, embroidery, and fagoting.
Sew buttonholes, or add lace or other trimming.
Tie, knit, weave or knot ribbon, yarn, or decorative materials.
Sew garments, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
Measure parts such as sleeves or pant legs, and mark or pin-fold alteration lines.
Take up or let down hems to shorten or lengthen garment parts such as sleeves.
Remove stitches from garments to be altered, using rippers or razor blades.
Examine tags on garments to determine alterations that are needed.
Press garments, using hand irons or pressing machines.
Make garment style changes, such as tapering pant legs, narrowing lapels, and adding or removing padding.
Measure customers, using tape measures, and record measurements.
Wash and maintain wigs, other hair products and makeup.
Sweet Designs Magazine
SDM Summer Intern
June 2010 — August 2010
Wrote featured articles
Answered questions for the advice column
Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers or establishment personnel.
Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
Select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material.
Plan project arrangements or outlines, and organize material accordingly.
Collaborate with other writers on specific projects.
Write articles on particular subject matters on a deadline.
See Publications: Magazine Staff/Intern Profile & Article Archive
Walnut Street Theatre
Theatre Camp Councellor
June 2010 — July 2010
Enforce rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety.
Manage the daily operations of recreational facilities.
Meet and collaborate with agency personnel, community organizations, and other professional
personnel to plan balanced recreational programs for participants.
Manage lighting and sound for final production
Assist directors with group activities
Manage paperwork involving stage blocking and director notes
Assist children with acting exercises
Oversee children's lunch hour
American Eagle Outfitters
November 2009 — December 2009
Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
Help customers try on or fit merchandise.
Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with new or transferred merchandise.
Stamp, attach, or change price tags on merchandise, referring to price list.
Design and set up advertising signs and displays of merchandise on shelves, counters, or tables to attract customers and promote sales.
Coastal Carolina University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Dramatic Arts, Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology