Freelance Costume Designer and Supervisor and HOD
Catherine Kodicek is a costume designer and supervisor who ran the costume department at the Young Vic Theatre for 13 years during which time she worked with with directors and designers from the very start of their careers to international names on up to 20 shows a year.
She has spent much of her career fighting for greater recognition and pay for costume workers through BECTU and the Costume in Theatre Association, which she co-chairs. She is also vice-chair of the Theatrical Guild and writes a regular column for The Stage.
Catherine is willing to act as mentor. Her areas of interest are recruitment for costume in all aspects of theatre, opera and live events and the need to provide opportunities to students who are looking at careers backstage.