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Isabella Samuelsson

Isabella Samuelsson is a 2021 Performance Costume Design graduate, University of Edinburgh. After three years in Edinburgh, she is now based in North London, working in costume for both film and theatre.

She has a great interest for experimenting with materials and manipulating textiles. She has previously worked in a fabric shop and haberdashery where her knowledge of fabrics and textiles came in handy. 

Costume experience:

ScreenSkills Trainee 2022-2023 

Part of the film trainee costume cohort

2022 May  -          Jesus Christ Superstar, LAMDA, Wardrobe Assistant

                             Costume supervisor: Olivia Weltz

2022 April  -         BBC Young Dancers, Costume Assistant

                             Costume designer: Rosie Whiting

 

2022 Feb-April  -  In The Night Garden - Live show, Costume Maker

                              Head of Department: Tahra Zafar

 

2021 Nov-Dec  -  Mr. Burns, LAMDA, Costume Maker/Wardrobe Assistant

                             Costume Designer: Laura Ann Price

                             Costume Supervisor: Georgia Rose

 

2021 Nov-Dec  -  Gloria, LAMDA Costume Maker/Wardrobe Assistant

                              Costume Designer: Laura Ann Price

                              Costume Supervisor: Georgia Rose

 

2021 July-Nov  -  Ant-Man 3, Marvel, Fabricator

                             Head of Department: Tahra Zafar

Student productions:

Iolanthe, Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group - 2019

Costume Manager for EUSOG’s production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Iolanthe. Sourcing historically inspired items and making of costumes. Dying fabric, drafting patterns, assembling, and embellishing fairy costumes. Assisting, organizing and dressing backstage.

 

SEVEN, Footlight’s Showchoir - 2019

Costume Assistant for The Edinburgh University Footlight’s Showchoir production. Assisting in production of accessories, sourcing and overall organisation.  

 

Eugene Onegin, Edinburgh Studio Opera - 2019

Costume Assistant for Edinburgh Studio Opera’s production of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. Assisting with making of ensemble costumes, cutting and sewing. Assisting with organizing and quick changes backstage.