An inventive and experienced costume maker/designer is sought urgently for the innovative site-specific/outdoor project The Berkshire Giant - produced by Newbury Corn Exchange.
The production, which opens on 16 June needs
5 x performers - mummer meets vaudeville. buffoon, comedia. Faded 1930s circus. Found objects, mixed media. Almost like pieces of sculpture
4 ravens on stilts – haute couture Alexander MacQueen
5 x performers - mmer meets Vaudeville. buffooned, comedia., circus/Vaudeville - parade worthy as well as show worthy. With a rag and bone element to it, like faded 1930s circus. So there is a little glitter and glam along with string. Play with materials, found objects, tea staining newspaper and stitching it and crinkling it. Ironing it even. Mixed media. Almost like pieces of sculpture rather than traditional costume.Raven master - stovepipe hat, ringmaster
4 ravens on stilts – there is another maker working on this who will do wings and heads
6 metre high giant (human) puppet - childlike, disheveled like Oliver Twist.
6 metre high giant (human) puppet - childlike, disheveled like Oliver Twist
Various rough community cast makes
Simon Chatterton, simon [at] simonchatterton.co.uk |