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Marie Dunaway

Senior Lecturer & Course Leader BA (Hons) Costume Production

Marie studied BA (Hons) Fashion Technology at Manchester University and gained a Post Graduate Certificate in Education from Plymouth University. She spent two years as an assistant fashion designer before progressing onto a career as costumier and supervisor working for a variety of theatre companies including; The Royal Exchange Manchester, The Royal Shakespeare Company and West Yorkshire Playhouse. Finally settling here in the South West as the Deputy Wardrobe Manager at the Theatre Royal, Marie worked on West End Productions for Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber as well as supervising dramas and community shows in the Drum Theatre.

Marie has delivered teaching and learning across the Extended Diploma in Fashion and Textiles course, delivering costume design and pattern cutting.

She has a particular interest in exploring digital technologies for costume design and is a member of The Costume Society.​

Marie is also a member of the Performance Design Education Collective (PDEC). The Performance Design Education Collective is a voluntary association of institutions who educate students in the field of performance design in the higher education sector.

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