Charlotte Riddett FdA Costume Student

Charlotte Riddett

FdA Costume Student


At BOVTS Charly has specialized in costume making, including some weird and wonderful fantasy styles.  On Placement Charly had the chance to advance her previously learnt stretch wear skills, making quick change dresses for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo.  She thrives on making quirky stretch wear and understanding and working with complicated pattern pieces.

BOVTS Credits include: Costume Supervisor on Wilda and the Winter Wonderland (TIE School’s Tour) and Stockholm (Wardrobe Theatre).  Costume Maker on Loam (Bristol Old Vic), Midsummer Night’s Dream (Malcolm X Centre), As You Like It (Malcolm X Centre) and Macbeth (Bristol Old Vic, Weston Studio).  Costume Standby on Lost Horizons (BOVTS TV), Costume Assistant/Dresser on Macbeth (Bristol Old Vic, Weston Studio), Romeo & Juliet (Redgrave Theatre), Loam (Bristol Old Vic) and Stockholm (Wardrobe Theatre).


Graduate Sahir Mehta
As soon as I visited the School, I fell in love with the place. Perhaps it sounds a bit irrational, but sometimes you get a vibe - and you just know! BOVTS gave me all the tools I needed to prepare for a career as an actor. Sahir Mehta, MA Professional Acting, 2018