Rachel Usher

Throughout studying BA (Hons) Costume Design and Construction at NTU, I have refined my skills in patternmaking, tailoring, corsetry, and textiles, while also exploring the historical and cultural contexts that influence costume design. I am passionate about the power of costumes to aid audience's understanding and enjoyment of performance-based creative storytelling. During placements, I have gained experience in designing and creating costumes for various productions at Nottingham College and the Chichester Festival Theatre. As I near the completion of my undergraduate education, I am excited to start new adventures in the world of costume, starting backstage at the Chichester Festival Theatre as a Dresser.