Resume

Anna-Claude Biron         

Nationality: Canadian/British

Phone number: 647 453-6938

Languages: English and French

Permitee with IATSE 873 and NABET 700 CEP

Film and Television

*September 4, 2013

Canadian Tire, Commercial

Seamstress

Stylist: LeAnne Baxter

*August 27 2013-August 29 2013

Marks Work Wearhouse, Commercial

Seamstress

Stylist: LeAnne Baxter.

*June 28, 2013 – June 29,  2013

Personal tailor to Kiefer Suterland

Jose Cuervo, Commercial.

Stylist:

* May 2011- onwards

 Seamstress at Kelly-Francis Costumes( Formerly silver lining costumes) 287 Horner Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

Make and alter costumes for film and television, as well as make costumes for the CIrque du soleil.

Selected Credits:

Film                                            Television
Total Recall Bomb GIrls
Pacific RIm Lost Girl
Certain Prey Hannibal
Fir Crazy Hemlock Grove
Mortal Instruments Dino Dan
Copper
LA Complex
Panic Button
Saving Hope
Beauty and the beast
Degrassi
My babysitter’s a vampire
Alphas
Transporter

* May  2009 – July 2010

 Alterations assistant.  Angel’s the Costumier. London, UKhttp://www.angels.uk.com/

Selected Credits:

                          Film

Pirates of the Caribbean 4   Elizabeth (The Golden Age)
Nowhere Boy  The Young VIctoria
Remember me
Harry Potter Television
Belle Ami Larkrise to Candelford
The Duchess Misfits
The Kings Speech East Enders
Moby Dick
Alice in Wonderland

* 1st of March 2009- 15th March 2009

Costume Supervisor

KNOCK OFF, Short Film

Director: Roseanne Flynn

Costume Designer: David Blight

* 2008

Stylist

XTATIC TRUTH, Music VIdeo

Director: James Spencer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmvOQNBkCxA

* October 2008

Stylist

LYNX deodorant, Advertisement

Director: James Spencer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tlT6sLH4PU

* August 2008

Wardrobe Daily

ALICE IN WONDERLAND, Feature Film

Director: TIM BURTON

 

Employment

*September 1, 2013 – September 20, 2013

Wardrobe/seamstress for Evil dead the musical. Toronto, ON, Canada

* February 10, 2013- May 10, 2013

Seamstress at the Stratford Theatre Festival. Stratford, Ontario, Canada.

Working as a Journeyman 2 sewer for Melanie Ferrars team for the 2013 season at the Stratford theatre festival. Tommy, Measure for measure, Three musketeers.

* June 2012-November 2012

Manager at Kelly-Francis Costumers( formerly silver lining costumes)  287 Horner Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

Manage a team of sewers at Kelly Francis Costumes. My tasks included; Technical support to the sewers, coordinating the film and television alterations and costumes,

* November 2011-June 2012

Assistant Manager/seamstress at Silver Lining Costumes. 287 Horner Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

Was promoted to Assistant Manager in November I was the liaison for all business between the Cirque du Soleil and Silver Lining Costumes.

* February 22 2011, May 6 2011

Seamstress at the Stratford Theatre Festival. Stratford, Ontario, Canada.

Working as a sewer for Melanie Ferrars team for the 2011 season at the Stratford theatre festival. Jesus Christ Superstar, Camelot,

* October 14 2010, November 1 2010

Costume maker and alterations at Joseph Ponton. Montreal, Qc. Canada

Joseph Ponton is a costume rental shop in Montreal, where I worked altering, repairing and making costumes for the run up to Halloween

* 2nd of February 2009- 15th March 2009

Dresser and wardrobe assistant. Shakespeare’s Globe. London, UK.

I helped with the making, fitting, buying and alterations of costumes for a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s  Romeo and Juliet. The  Wardrobe supervisor was Sarah Grange. Designer Ben Stones

* July-September 2008

Costume maker at Rainbow Productions. I was employed to make Mascots.

Freelance Employment

* October 2008-mid November 2008

Costume maker at the Young Vic theatre 66 The Cut, London, Greater London SE1 8LZ, United Kingdom

Worked on the play Amazonia. Designer, Gringo Cardia

* 2007

Costume maker For the London Children’s ballet’s production of The Secret Garden, designed by Eva Leblanc.

* 2007- onwards

I make made to measure clothing for various private clients

Education

* BA (hons) in Costume Interpretation. Wimbledon College of Art, University of the Arts, London. UK.

* DEP (Diplome d’etudes professionnels, Professional Diploma) in theatrical Design. John Abbott College, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

 

Internships

* September 2008

Costume Maker at the Friedrichstadtpalast for the show QI Ein Phantasiepalast.

* March 2007

I spent 4 weeks with James Lock Milliners James Lock & Co. Ltd, London UK. While there I was taught a range of millinery techniques, including dressing and copying hats. During my time there I worked on hats for the Ascot races.

Skills: Dressing, Sewing,  millinery, corsetry, leather work, breaking down, beading, embroidery, menswear, women’s wear, dancewear, budgeting.

References available upon request

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