Curtis has been sewing and making creations since he was a boy, but has also worked as a professional Costume designer and maker for theatre shows such as Pride and Prejudice, 39 Steps and Little Women.
Working on stage productions Curtis has provided design and costume production for sets including period productions (Little Women & Pride and Prejudice) as well as contemporary and children’s theatre. Alongside the creations for the stage Curtis has made couture outfits for specific occasions including weddings. And has been a guest blogger for fabric companies including Minerva Crafts, White Tree Fabrics and Sprout Patterns (US).
This talk will explore the changing fabrics, silhouettes and styles of ladies dress, this is linked to the politics and economics of world history. Curtis will bring in some recreations made for people to touch and examine specifically around the Georgian era.
The talk is directly followed by the film Marie Antoinette, starring Kirsten Dunst is a perfect film to show over the extravagance of the Georgian era.
Fundraiser for Bridport Arts Centre
Dinner & show offer
Enjoy an evening at Bridport Art Centre’s Pantry Restaurant.
*A pre Show Supper is available with this event*
The menus will be published alongside the event two weeks before the show. Vegetarian options available.
There will be an option to add your supper to your cart when you book the event.