Amber Bowerman BA Costume Student
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Amber Bowerman

BA Costume Student


Biography

Amber previously completed the 2-year FdA costume course. She then progressed onto the BA top-up, taking her into her 3rd year at the school. During Amber’s time at BOVTS, she has covered all aspects of the costume course; advanced construction skills, dressing and supervision for theatre and a small-scale film project. Whilst training at BOVTS, Amber has taken interest especially in theatrical tailoring and millinery. During this time, Amber has undertaken several industry work placements including ‘Milliners Guild’, which then led to part-time employment.

Credits
Costume Maker: The Snow Queen (The Redgrave Theatre). Her Naked Skin (Circomedia) Earthquakes In London (The Weston Studio, Bristol Old Vic). The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (Bristol
Old Vic). Director’s Cuts: We Want You To Watch (The Wardrobe Theatre). Far From The Madding Crowd (The Redgrave).

Costume Supervisor: Earthquakes In London (The Weston Studio, Bristol Old Vic). Director’s Cuts: We Want You To Watch (The Wardrobe Theatre). Tomorrow (Film Project)

Photo by Ed Felton

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Working relationships made at BOVTS often extend beyond the course, design commission rates are excellent, it’s fantastic to see the graduates embracing successful and rewarding careers as Performance Designers in a professional environment. Angela Davies, Head of Performance Design