Lisa Burke

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  • date: 7-6-10
I am a freelance Fashion/Costume Designer and Pattern Maker/Fit Technical Designer working professionally for the past 11 years. My goal is to find a permanent home in the fashion and or entertainment industry.
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    Costume Design
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  • Hourly Rate

  • Relocation

  • Technologies

    Adobe Photoshop
    Auto CAD
    Adobe Illustrator
    Lectra Pattern Making/Gerber
  • Schools/Training

    Temple University
    Moore College of Art and Design

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LISA D. BURKE Fashion/Costume and Puppet Designer , Costumer
11225 Morrison St., Apt.115, North Hollywood, CA 91601 Phone (Home): (818) 506-1352, (cell): (267) 971-4979
Email: Website:

Experienced in costume design/wardrobe styling, on set costumer, puppet designing,, foam sculpting and fabrication, flocking, sewing, crafts, puppet
building, budgeting, wardrobe, and fitting costumes for Film, Television, and Theatrical productions. Also experienced in costume construction including
draping, and flat pattern drafting. Skilled at making 3D forms using sculpting techniques and woodworking tools. Special skills include make-up, floral
design, and trained in 3D and 2D CG programs, Maya, Render Man, Adobe Photoshop, Vectorworks, Lectra system, etc.

EMPLOYMENT *Technical costume/puppet experience, portfolio, and references available upon request.

Roma, Los Angeles, CA. Designer and Pattern Maker for women’s fashion and costume line. 2009-present

American Intercontinental University, Los Angeles, CA. Adjunct faculty for various costume design/pattern making classes 2007/08/09
in the Fashion/Costume Department.

Cinema Secrets, Los Angeles, CA. Draper, First Samples Pattern Maker, Head Costume Designer, for Women’s wear, 2008-2009
Men’s wear, Children’s wear and Dogs for Fashion Company specializing in Costumes, creates tech packs, costing, fitting, manages department.

The LA Opera, Los Angeles, CA. Pattern Maker, Assistant Draper men’s wear, flat pattern drafting, body padding/sculpting, tailoring, fitting, in charge of crew and delegating assignments. 2007/2008

The Character Shop, Los Angeles, CA. On Set Puppet Technician, Puppet Costume Construction for commercial work: 2006
Perdue Chickens, Foster Farms, Old Navy

Moe’s Flower’s, Los Angeles, CA. Floral Design, Displays, and Sales. 2005-2006

Mattel, Inc., Los Angeles, CA. Model Maker, Sculptor for TYCO, Matchbox, and Hot Wheels toy cars display L-boards 2005
for Toy Fair 2005 and 2006.

New Tales Productions, Los Angeles, CA Pattern maker, Assistant Costume Designer, On-Set Costumer for 2008/2009
“Tales Of An Ancient Empire” feature film. Directon by Albert Pyun.

“The Dark House”, Fatal Frame Pictures Film Co., Los Angeles, CA. Wardrobe Assistant, Pattern maker, On Set Costumer 2008
for a horror feature. Direction by Darin Scott.

“Girl in the Flammable Skirt”, UCLA Film, Los Angeles, CA. Costume Designer, Costumer for short film. 2008
Direction by Maggie Tran.

“Decisions” Distortion Productions Film Co., Los Angeles, CA. Costume, Make-up, Hair Design , Costumer for short film, 2007
Direction by Danny Kim.

“Nervous” Independent Film, Los Angeles, CA. Costume Designer for short film , Direction by Nathan Jongwaard 2007

“My Evil Sisters” Independent Film Company, Los Angeles, CA. Puppet Design, Puppet Costume Design, 2006
Sculpting/Fabrication, and puppeteer for feature film.

Flixus Film Festival at CALARTS, Valencia, CA. Costume, Make-up Designer, Costumer for short films: 2006
“Pixel Revolt”, Direction by Nathan Jongwaard, “Philomena”, Direction by Matt Hysell,
“Underwater”, Direction by Ben Rodkin

University of Southern California Thesis Films, Los Angeles, CA. Costume Designer, Costumer, for short films:
“Having It All”, Direction by Tom Gould 2004
“Orion Slave Girls Must Die”, Direction by Eric Kallevig 2005

Children’s Television Pilot, Los Angeles, CA. Human and Puppet Costume Design, Costumer, for “Groovy David’s 2004
Dance Party”. Direction by David Brownstein.

The Road Theater Co., North Hollywood, CA. Costume Designer for “The Friendly Hour” Direction by Mark Brigelstein. 2008

Community Arts Partnership and REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA. Costume Designer for:
“Entries” Direction by BJ Dodge 2004
“Quincenera Means Forever”, Direction by BJ Dodge 2005
“Upset”, Direction by BJ Dodge 2006
“Jacked”, Direction by BJ Dodge 2007

REDCAT Theater, Los Angeles, CA. Puppet Costume Designer/Sculptor for “Invisible Glass”, Direction by Janie Geiser. 2005

REDCAT Now Festival, Los Angeles, CA. Costume Designer for “One Man Show”, Direction by BJ Dodge. 2005

New Works Fesival at CALARTS, Valencia, CA. Direction, Puppet Design, Puppet Costume Design, Set/Video Design 2005
for “Perceptions of Reality’.

China Town Theater, Los Angeles, CA. Puppet Costume Design, Animal Puppet Design for “Sunset Chronicles” 2004-2006
episodes I-IV, Direction by Susan Simpson.

Filament Theater Company at Santa Monica Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA. Assistant Costume Designer, Draper for:
“Farewell Juliet”, Direction by Max Truax 2004
“Yerma”, Direction by Max Truax 2005

Ghost Road Theater Company at 24th St. Theater, Los Angeles, CA. Costume Designer for “The Four Dervishes”, 2004
Direction by Katherine Noon.

Gallery Players Theater, New York City, NY. Costume Designer for “Anna Christie”, Direction by Laura Josepher. 2001

Bronx Opera, New York City, NY. Assistant Costume Designer for “The Barber of Seville”,Direction by Michael Spierman. 2001

Primary Stages, New York City, NY. Assistant Costume Designer for “The No Play”, Direction by Israel Hicks. 2001

California Institute of The Arts, Valencia, CA. MFA in Costume/Puppet Technology/Management and Design Special Study: 3DCG Animation
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. BA in Theater Design with Costume Emphasis
Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA. (Transferred to T.U.) Major: Fashion Design, Minor: 3D Fine Arts (Sculpture)

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