Jessica Hagan Garment Making Resume

Jessica Hagan Garment Making Resume:

Garment Maker— Dream Circus Theater Costumes – 106 W. 23rd St. LA 90007 –  2008— Present

I assist in building costumes for a variety of commercial clients including Nissan, Geiko, 7th Generation, as well as for unique performers and events including MTV Music Awards and others.  

Garment Maker, Dresser — UCLA Freude and Royce Theater – UCLA campus – 2001— 2005

I’ve had the honor and pleasure to be a part of the costume shops for international performances of UCLA’s theater seasons.  Productions involved hand sewing, machine sewing, dressing, fitting, and garment care for the following productions:

Twelfth Night – The Globe Theater of London
Woyzceck – Woodrow Wilson/Tom Waits
Peony Pavilion – Kunqu Opera of China
Camelot – Glenn Casale

Garment Maker/Intern, Deaf West — Lankershim Ave North Hollywood – 2003

Under the direction of Candice Cane, I assisted in the production of Big River- the Huckleberry Finn musical for the deaf.  With a massive cast, we built over a dozen highly tailored period piece costumes.

Garment Maker — J&M Costumes — Gentry Ave. North Hollywood — 2003–2005

For this well-established costume shop I worked on a variety of costumes for Disney and other film industry clients.  From wedding gowns to top hats to Chinese New Year dragons.

Garment Maker for the following clients and projects:

Gather Films – Middle of Nowhere Feature Film – Elizabethan court dress
Dance Garden Belly Dance Studio – costume construction for professional belly dancers
Wild Thing production – Ivar Theater- costume construction
Irresistible Rise of Arturo Uri – University of Washington theater production – costume construction


Los Angeles Trade Technical Collage – Clothing construction – 2004

University of Indiana — Bloomington- Bachelor’s of Fine Art, Bachelor’s of French language. Certificate in German Language – 2002


Pattern making for basic slopers, quilting, hand embroidery, knitting,