Kirsty Anne McMillan

Costume Construction

Student Information


Kirsty McMillan is a Costume Construction student with an interest in working in live theatre and would love to tour with a production.  Before studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, she studied Fashion Textiles at Glasgow Clyde College.  Kirsty also managed the costumes on the A3 performance of Angry Brigade.  During her time in Costume Construction, Kirsty has made costumes for RCS operas including ‘Flight’ and ‘The Russian Triple Bill’, the RCS musical ‘Sweeney Todd’ and a collaboration with Dundee rep for ‘Cinderella’. 



  • Domestic and industrial sewing machines
  • Overlocking
  • Hand sewing
  • Pattern drafting
  • Garment Fitting
  • Full UK driving license
  • Managing costumes for small scale show
  • Microsoft Office
  • Conversing with other departments
  • Working to budgets
  • Theatre Green Book awareness 


Work Experience:

RCS Experience

Costume Manager, The Angry Brigade 

Costume Maker, The Russian Triple Bill

Costume Maker & Dresser, Sweeney Todd

Costume Maker, Flight 


Other Work Experience

Costume work experience, Screw 2 (STV Productions), February 2022

Dresser, Beauty & The Beast at The Kings Theatre (Crossroads Pantomimes), December 2022

Maker, Cinderella (Dundee Rep Theatre), October-November 2022

Costume trainee assistant, Chemistry of Death (Paramount Plus ),  July- August 2022

Dresser, Candide ( Scottish Opera), August 2022

Costume work experience, BBC Dumbarton Studios/ The Bowling Green,  March 2022



RCS Opera Russian Triple Bill, 2022

Maker for The Fairy Godmother in Dundee Rep Theatre’s 2022 version of Cinderella

Costume Manager for the Acting 3 production of ‘The Angry Brigade’, RCS 2023

Part of the Jonas Fogg make for RCS production of Sweeney Todd, 2022 (Leather and key prop by Jessica Hollis)