Ellie is a freelance costume maker with a background in dressmaking and alterations. She is currently studying for a BA Hons in Costume Design and Making at Nottingham Trent University. Ellie’s academic work is focused on inclusion within theatrical spaces, while her making displays a special interest in extravagant costumes for theatre. Previously, she has assisted the wardrobe department at the Royal Theatre Nottingham during their pantomimes, helping create and organise the costumes. Ellie also has experience in carnival and puppetry through volunteering with City Arts for the Nottingham Carnival Parade.