Hannah Pickering

Costume Construction

Student Information


Hannah is a 3rd year Costume Construction student with an interest in working in Theatre or Film. Before coming to the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, she studied NQ Jewellery and NQ Applied Arts at The City of Glasgow College. She has worked on Sweeney Todd as well as managed the costumes for Act 3 of the Opera Russian Triple Bill. Hannah has volunteered at a youth music theatre making costumes for the past 5 years, in which she has designed and created multiple costume for performances, such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Jekyll and Hyde and most recently, Six.



  • Hand-sewing
  • Pattern Drafting
  • Block Pattern Drafting
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Costume Design
  • Costume Supervisor
  • Fabric Cutting
  • Overlocking
  • Fitting Knowledge
  • Alteration Techniques 

Work Experience:


Costume Assistant (Work Placement), Dundee Repertory Theatre, 6th – 17th February 2023

Dresser, Scottish Opera, 1st – 20th August 2022

Costume Assistant, UKTS, 13th – 28th June 2022



Costume Supervisor, Russian Triple Bill Opera – Four Sisters

Costume Maker, Sweeney Todd


Costume Construction

Cinderella - Dundee Rep Theatre

Sweeney Todd

Jekyll and Hyde - Shine Youth Music Theatre