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Seema Iqbal

Seema Iqbal

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2014 Wardrobe Mistress to Artiste (Shane Filan & band, Sam Bailey)
Music
Castle Concerts
Enteetainment Ltd/ Change UK
Rochester Castle
2014 Stylist
Other
Brides Beyond Boundaries
Jazeera Inflight Magazine & Your Dream Shaadi
Lumiere Studios
2014 Wardrobe Manager
Event
British Asian Fashion Week (May)
BAFW
Royal Festival Hall, Southbank
2014 Dresser & Hatmaker
Event
Heart FM Bridal Show
Change/ Eight Freestyle
Brentwood Centre Essex
2014 Mask Designer/Maker for Sharons Couture
Event
Asian Bride Live Catwalk
Sharons Couture
ICC Birmingham
2014 Wardrobe Manager
Event
Asian Bride Live Birmingham
Asian Bride
ICC Birmingham
2014 Seamstress/ Fittings
Event
Superdry London Collections AW14: Menswear
Superdry
The Old Sorting Office, London
2014 Styling & Wardrobe Management
Event
Asian Wedding Exhibition 2014
AWE
Wembley Arena
2013 Catwalk Styling & Wardrobe Management
Event
National Asian Wedding Show, Excel London
Platinum
Excel London
2013 Wardrobe & dressing
Event
Marks & Spencer International buyers conference
Times Two Productions
M&S White City
2013 Wardrobe & dressing
Event
Marks & Spencer’s Plan A Conference (catwalk)
Times Two Productions
Wembley Arena/ Conference Centre
2013 Wardrobe Manager
Event
Shades Of Glamour fundraiser, Payal Jain Catwalk & Neety Singh jewellery showcase
Pratham UK Ltd
Le Meridian, Piccadilly
2013 Fashion Contributor
Other
summer issue 2013
Vanity Magazine
2013 Wardrobe Manager
Event
Kensington Ball & fashion show
Vanity Magazine
Kensington Close Hotel London
2013 Creative Jewellery Stylist
Other
Photoshoot
Indian Jewellery Store
2013 Creative Stylist
Other
Photoshoot
Inspiration Couture
2012 - 2013 Various freelance
Event
Events
S2 events, London
2012 Wardrobe Manager
Exhibition
Wed Asia Show 2012
Jaimal Mistry/ S&J Stars Dance Company
Tigers Stadium
2012 Wardrobe Manager
Exhibition
National Asian Wedding Show
Platinum Bespoke Events
Excel Arena, London
2012 Stylist
Other
photoshoot
Zarah Sra Couture
OMJ Photography
2012 retoucher
Theatre
photoshoots
freelance
2012 Stylist
Other
Photoshoot
Temptacious Beauty
2012 Wardrobe Management
Event
Catwalk
Zarah Sra Couture Launch
Kensington Millenium
2012 Stylist
Other
Photoshoot
www.indianjewellerystore.co.uk
2012 Stylist
Other
Photoshoot (beauty/ fashion)
British Beauty Academy
2011 Catwalk Co-ordinator
Event
Private Event
House of Worth
2011 Creative Stylist
Other
Photoshoots (beauty/ fashion)
Lubna Rafiq Hair & Make up Academy
2011 Stylist
Other
Photoshoot (fashion)
Bollywood Borrowed
2011 Stylist
Other
photoshoot
www.indianjewellerystore.co.uk
2011 Dresser/ Wardrobe/Backstage
Event
Heart FM Bridal Show
Heart FM Bridal Show
2011 Costume Stylist
Film
Pepsi Viral/ Short film
Rainstar Boutique
2010 Set & Costume Designer
Theatre
Re Orientations
Border Crossings
Soho Theatre London, Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre China, Sweden
2010 Catwalk Stylist/Wardrobe
Event
International Asian Fashion Awards
Laviva Events/ Bespoke Banqueting
Hilton Metropole
2010 Hat Designer & Maker
Other
Photographic/ Fashion
Jenny Brough Photography
2010 Wardrobe/ Stylist (Fashion)
Other
Summer Collection
www.stunnz.com
HZV studios
2010 Production Designer
Film
Ramazan Ki Ek Raat - Fasting Safely with diabetes
Pink Sequin Productions
2010 Catwalk Stylist
Event
Shaadi Chic Bridal Catwalk 2010
www.yourdreamshaadi.com
East Winter Garden, Canary Wharf
2009 - 2010 Set & Costume Designer
Theatre
Orientations Trilogy
Border Crossings
Tour 2010
2009 Prop/Costume Designer & Maker
Event
Events
Ice Breakers
2009 Dresser
Event
London Fashion Weekend
LFW
Natural History Museum
2009 Costume Designer/Maker
Theatre
She's My Lady Bits (dance)
Sylvia Ferreira Dance Company
Blue Elephant Theatre, Camberwell
2009 Dresser/ Backstage
Event
Catwalk
Croydon Fashion Festival
Whitgift Centre
2008 - 2009 Costume Designer & Set Dresser
Film
'Arm Candy'
Raindancer Films, Dir: Eliza Schroder
2008 Wardrobe/ Seamstress (Fashion)
Event
Fashion Favours Catwalk
VInspired
Central St Martins
2008 Costume & Set Dressing/ Production Assistant
Film
Meethi Baatein ('Sweet Talk')
Pink Sequin Productions
2008 Costume Assistant
Film
Amoc (feature length)
Metto Productions, Dir: Erim Metto, Costume Designer: Anita Kwasniewski
2008 Costume Stylist (photoshoot)
Theatre
Wuthering Heights (forthcoming)
Tamasha
2008 Costume Stylist (photoshoot)
Theatre
Sweet Cider
Tamasha
Arcola
2008 Costume Designer
Theatre
Youth Theatre Project: 'Gangs'
Halfmoon Young Peoples Theatre
Halfmoon Young Peoples Theatre
2008 Stylist
Event
Asiana Bridal Show 2008, Birmingham
Naseeba Sacranie/ Ooops... The Show Team
Hilton Birmingham Metropole
2008 Stylist & Catwalk Co-ordinator
Event
Show For Spice Mobiles @ The Mobile World Congress 2008, Barcelona
Ooops... The Show Team
Fira de Barcelona
2008 Catwalk Stylist
Event
Asiana Bridal Show 2008, London
Ooops... The Show Team
Riverbank Park Plaza Hotel, London
2007 Costume Designer/Maker
Theatre
The Dilemma of a Ghost. Dir: Michael Walling
Border Crossings
Tour incl the Africa Centre, Covent Garden
2007 Set & Costume Designer
Theatre
Scriptworks Project: 'Down To Go Up'. Dir: Orlaine MacDonald. Writer: Lucy Foster
Halfmoon Young Peoples Theatre
Halfmoon YPT
2007 Dresser/ Backstage crew
Event
Prathams Charity Ball 2007
Ooops... The Show Team
Old Billingsgate Market
2007 Stylist
Event
Asian Lifestyle Show 2007
Ooops... Media & Events
Grand Hall, Kensington Olympia
2007 Stylist
Event
Ray of Colours fashion show featuring Satya Paul & Deepika Gehani
Ooops... The Show Team
Mint Leaf Restaurant, Haymarket
2007 Stylist
Event
Asian Lifestyle Catwalk Show 2007
Ooops...The Show Team
NEC Birmingham
2007 Wardrobe Assistant, Prop Maker, Catwalk Crew
Event
Asiana Bridal Show 2007
Ooops... Media & Events
Riverbank Park Plaza Hotel, London
2006 Set & Costume Design Tutor
Theatre
Careers In Theatre Workshops
Halfmoon Young People's Theatre
Halfmoon
2006 Artist
Other
Mulberry Arts Launch
Mulberry School for Girls
2006 Set & Costume Design
Theatre
DisOrientations. Dir: Michael Walling
Border Crossings (co-production with the all-female Shanghai Yue Opera Company, China)
Riverside Studios, Hammersmith
2006 Set & Costume Design
Theatre
DisOrientations, Dir: Michael Walling
Border Crossings
Embassy Studio, CSSD
2006 Costume Design & Creation
Theatre
Extra Time. Dir: Darren Ormandy
Landor Theatre
Landor Theatre
2005 Costume Assistant
Event
Events
Theme Traders
2005 Costume Design & Creation
Theatre
'Do I Hear A Waltz?' Dir: Robert McWhir
Landor Theatre
Landor Theatre
2004 - 2005 Set & Costume Design
Theatre
Tin Drum
Central School Of Speech & Drama
Embassy Theatre
2004 Set Design for Tour
Theatre
Orientations by Border Crossings
Border Crossings
UK Tour: Pheonix Leicester, Pegasus Oxford, Djanogly Academy Nottingham, Oval House London, Karamel Club Haringey.
2003 Set & Costume Designer/Maker & Collaborator
Theatre
A Dream of Butterfly
Dir: Myung Hee Han
MA Festival, CSSD 2003

Education

Equipment

I own and can operate: Proffessional garment steamer (also for hire), Domestic sewing machine, Adobe Photoshop

I can operate: Overlocker, Industrial sewing machine

About me

Theatre Designer/ Maker (Set & Costume), experienced designing and making for theatre, short film and events.

Additional Skills

Costume: Good working knowledge & skill in pattern cutting & costume construction, draping & toiling, machine & hand sewing, alterations, styling, design & research for period costume & contemporary, costume continuity, maintenance, buying, budgeting, dressing, costume supervision.

Set: Scale model making, technical drawing, prop design & making, art direction, set dressing, continuity, basic build/making ability, painting (scenic)experience, 2D(graphic) & 3D(model) design.

IT: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator

Referees

Available upon request

Additional Information

DRIVING LICENSE
CRB checked

Skills

Primary Job Title Costume Designer
Secondary Job Title Costume Assistant
Job Titles Costume Assistant, Costume Designer, Costume Maker, Costume Supervisor, Dresser, Events Manager, Project Manager, Props Assistant, Props Buyer, Set Designer, Wardrobe Assistant, Wardrobe Manager, Wardrobe Supervisor, Wardrobe Supervisor (Deputy), Wigs Assistant
Years in industry 3 to 6 years
Company Experience Childrens Theatre, Educational Theatre, Ethnic Theatre, Exhibitions, Regional Theatre, UK Touring Theatre
Languages Spoken English
Experienced in Comedy, Devised, Drama, Exhibitions, Fringe, Live Events, Musicals, New Writing, Opera, Outdoor Events, Shakespeare, Showcase
Interested in Cruises, European Tour, Live Events, UK Tour, World Tour
DBS checked Yes