Jenny Gillis

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Jenny Gillis {19**-) Costume designer.

Biography

Training

Studied stage design at the English National Opera Theatre Design School in London (a one-year course), 198*.


Career

Scenic and costume artist with CAPAB before her studies in London. After her studies she freelanced in English repertory theatre before returning to CAPAB.


Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

She designed most of the costumes for Capab's Youth Company and children's theatre productions. She designed the costumes for Twigs, 1982. Cinderella (1982), Laat-Februarie 1922 (1983), Zelda (1985), Diplomatic Baggage, Skelmpie Kom Vanaand (1984), Snoopy!!! (1983).

Other productions include Cock-Ups, Say Who You Are, Miss Margarida's Way, Women Behind Bars, Ghetto, I Ought to be in Pictures and Kings of Rok.

Awards, etc

Sources

Twigs programme notes, 1982.

Theatre programmes of the various productions.

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