Summary

Jojo, a Costume Designer, based in Long Beach, has 3 Assistant Costume Designer credits and 11 Costume Designer credits, and has been a member since 2016.

Credits

3/17 – Current

Assistant Costume Designer Yoga Play (Premiere)

Live Event — South Coast Repertory Theatre Details
3/17 – Current

1. Identified specific costume needs and provided that information to the costume, hair, and makeup staff. 2. Created and Maintained Costume Shop wardrobe sheets for tech. 3. Communicated to the costume staff the needs of the design. 4. Responded to rehearsal notes and requests, including pulling rehearsal clothes. 5. Facilitated the procurement of costumes and costume elements by shopping locally and online, and via the South Coast Repertory Costume Stock. 6. Properly set up and subsequently broke down the fitting room for each fitting. Took design related notes during the fittings and communicated fitting needs to the Shop Manager. 7. Attended production meetings and rehearsals along with the Costume Designer and the Costume Shop Manager. 8. Introduced the Actors and Wardrobe staff to all costume elements and/or changes to costumes during the technical rehearsals, dress rehearsals, and preview periods 9. Assembled all costume notes during technical rehearsal, dress rehearsals, and preview periods and submitted them to the Costume Shop Manager at the end of each rehearsal. 10. Facilitated transportation of costumes from the Theatre and Costume Shop, by creating an inventory pull list for the Wardrobe Supervisor.

1/17 – 5/17

Costume Designer Vivaldi: Four Seasons (Commissioned Dance Piece)

Live Event — Backhaus Dance Details
1/17 – 5/17

1. Conceptualized designs and looks of the four seasons for 8 dancers. 2. Facilitated a budget for all costume pieces, as well as a labor budget for team members. 3. Facilitated the procurement of costumes and costume elements by shopping locally and online. 4. Distressed and Altered costumes as required by the design.

3/17 – 3/17

Costume Designer Breaking

Film (Short) — New York Film Academy BFA Thesis Details
3/17 – 3/17

1. Designed, built, and painted two dresses for the leading lady. 2. Coordinated final costume pieces and looks with the male leading actor. 3. Ensured continuity and visual quality of costumes.

1/17 – 3/17

Costume Designer Golden Sands

Film (Short) Details
1/17 – 3/17

1. Analyzing/Breaking down Script 2. Designing and Styling Costume looks with the Director and Producer. 3. Working within a low budget. 4. Pulling, sourcing, and shopping costumes in period. 5. Taking measurements, Performing Fittings and Alterations for actors as needed.

1/17 – 2/17

Costume Designer Orphans

Live Event — Golden West College Details
1/17 – 2/17

1. Analyzing script and breaking down costume needs for production. 2. Designing and Illustrating original costumes. 3. Communicating colors, details, and costume looks with director, and production team. 4. Pulling/sourcing costumes for actors. 5. Organizing, directing, and managing multiple fittings with all actors and communicating final looks with director and production team.

12/16 – 2/17

Costume Designer Black Morning (Premiere)

Live Event — Backhaus Dance Details
12/16 – 2/17

1. Designed and Sketched Costumes as discussed with the Choreographers. 2. Shopped and Sourced fabrics and materials. 3. Created budget and stayed under the allotted budget. 4. Built 6 original dresses from scratch. 5. Managed alterations and purchasing for mens costumes. 6. Dyed costume pieces as necessary for final looks. 7. Performed fittings with all dancers in the company.

10/16 – 1/17

Costume Designer Finding Miles

AMAZON — TV Movie/Mini — Guiltner Creative LLC Details
10/16 – 1/17

Designer, Stylist, and On-set Costumer: Responsibilities include but not limited to Sketching and illustrating designs for characters, shopping, styling from Actors' personal closets, coordinating costume rentals, managing final budgets, and keeping continuity with last looks on set.

11/16 – 11/16

Costume Designer PUNTE DIAMANTE

Film (Short) — AFI Cycle Film Details
11/16 – 11/16

Provided kit and steamer on set, coordinated costume rentals, dealt with transporting and managing costumes for leads, managed last looks on set.

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Education

Class of '16

University of California, Irvine

Masters of Fine Arts in Costume Design
Class of '10

Syracuse University

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design

Skills

  • Acrylic and Pastel Rendering
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Conversational Cantonese
  • Draping
  • Dyeing & Distressing
  • Embroidery & Beading
  • Hand-sewing
  • Marker Rendering
  • Mask making
  • Microsoft Office
  • Millinery
  • Pattern Drafting
  • SynconSet
  • US Citizenship
  • Valid Drivers' License
  • Watercolor Rendering