Faye Richards

Costume Technician & Tailor

FIRST HAND

The Juilliard School,  New York, NY

FIRST HAND

Parsons-Meares, LTD. New York, NY

         NBC's The Wiz Live

          New York Spectacular

          Disney On Ice presents Frozen

          Marvel Universe LIVE!

          Cincinatti Ballet's King Arthur's Camelot

          Aladdin

          Pippin (2013 Revival) 

          Roger + Hammerstein's Cinderella 

          Nevada Ballet Theater's The Nutcracker

          Wicked

          The Lion King

          The Phantom Of The Opera

          Radio City Christmas Spectacular

          Anything Goes (2011 Revival)

Paul Tazewell

Emilio Sosa

Gregory A. Poplyk

Cynthia Nordstrom

Sandra Woodall

Gregg Barnes

Dominique Lemieux

William Ivy Long

Sandra Woodall

Susan Hilferty

Julie Taymor

Maria Bjornson

select designs by Frank Krenz

Martin Pakledinaz

Tricorne, New York, NY

     Crafts for Wicked

     Finisher for Motown: The Musical

Susan Hilferty

Emilio Sosa

Alterations and Tailoring

Givenchy Fall 2013 Collection, Spring 2014 Collection, Resort 2014 Collection, Pre-Fall 2014 Collection, Spring 2015

Jen Kao Fall/Winter 2013 Collection, Spring 2014 Collection 

Additional Skills

Sewing: domestic and industrial sewing machines, basic machine maintenance, basic draping and pattern making, stretch fabrics and padding.

Crafts: dying; distressing; wire bending, soldering and metalwork with silver and mixed metals; drill press and handheld drill; dremel; riveting; jewelry making; leather stamping and dyeing; silkscreen; batik; silk painting; mask making; tambour beading.

Wardrobe: stage makeup (with a speciality in age makeup), wig maintenance.

Education

Fashion Institute of Technology: Patternmaking I&II, Patternmaking for Misses Sportswear, Draping I, 2015-2016

OSHA "10 Hour General Outreach" Training, 2016

University of Massachusetts, Amherst: Bachelor of Arts: Theater with a Concentration in Costume Design & Construction: Magna Cum Laude with Distinction, Minor in Comparative Literature and Certificate in Film Studies, 2011