Fay Koplovitz Resume

faykoplovitz@gmail.com – 347-323-7088 – about.me/faykoplovitz

Winky Dink Productions
Elizabeth and the Catapult “More than Enough” Music Video
Wardrobe Stylist, Production Designer, Writer
Directed by Lauren Balthrop, Cinematography by Bernie DeChant
Jan 2014

Juilliard
Freelance first hand, costume restoration, alteration and craft
Spring 2011-13

Brooklyn Academy of Music
Anna Nicole (The Opera)
Costume dyer and distressor
Costume design by Nicky Gillibrand
Sept. 2013

Crazy Lake Pictures
Alison Krauss “End of a Summer Storm” Music Video
Production Designer and Wardrobe Stylist
Directed by Keith Boynton
August 2013

Dear Georgiana Music Video “Gotta Get Over You”
Costume Designer
Directed by Keith Boynton
June 2013

The Public Theater and Shakespeare in the Park
Craft Department Head
Responsible for costume dyeing, painting, and distressing for productions including Into the Woods, As you Like It, King Lear, Titus, and Measure for Measure
Summer 2011 – 2013

New York City Opera
Costume Design Assistant and Costume Painter/Dyer
La Perichole, Directed by Christopher Alden
April 2013

Dear Georgiana Music Video, “Wanna be in Love”
Production Designer and Wardrobe Stylist
Directed by Lauren Balthrop
September 2012

The Irish Repertory Theater
Costume Design Assistant
George Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman
Directed by David Staller
April 2012

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
Costume Painter
Massacre (Sing to Your Children)
Directed by Brian Rivera
March 2012

Balthrop, Alabama Music Video “You Gotta Be Gay”
Production Designer and Costume Designer
Directed by Bernie DeChant
January 2012

Helen Uffner Vintage Clothing LCC
Costume cataloging and restoring of antique and vintage clothing and accessories, (Victorian – 1980’s). Provided assistance to clients in film, TV, and fashion industries.
Summer 2011

Bandana Splits Music Video “Sometimes”
Production Designer, Fashion Stylist & Milliner, Food and Prop Stylist.
Directed by Kennie Huber
2011

Balthrop Alabama Photo Shoot
Artistic Consultant and Wardrobe Supervisor
Photographed by Allison Michael Orenstein
2010

Parsons-Meares
First Hand / Craft’s Assistant
Assisted in the building of  costumes for Julie Taymor’s Spiderman: Turn off the Dark. Costumes designed by Eiko Ishioka
Fall / Winter 2010

The Old Globe Theatre
Costume Design Assistant to Deirdre Clancy Steer
The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Ron Daniels
Responsibilities include historical research on the Elizabethan and Jacobean era of dress, searching for garments in the theatre’s extensive  stockroom, maintaining the show bible,  attending and organizing fittings, communicating with the craft and draping department, shopping for specific fabrics and accessories, building theatrical scene charts in Excel, creating dressing lists for the wardrobe department’s reference.
Spring / Summer 2010

Across the River and Into the Trees
Costume Designer / Production Designer / Set Stylist.
Independent short film, Directed by Alexander Uhlmann
Designed, rented, and constructed the costumes for this short period film.  Lead wardrobe department in costuming the cast in eighteenth century dress, procured all props, lead the art department in dressing props on location.
Fall 2008

The Onion
Costume Design Assistant and Milliner
Aided in the construction and distressing of post-apocalyptic costumes and hats for Future – News from the year 2137 Webisode.
December 2008

Radio City Christmas Spectacular Arena Tour
Second Design Assistant / Shopper
Reconstructed the costumes for the cast of this touring production. Responsibilities include shopping and swatching fabric and trims, monitoring finances, cataloging purchase, communicating with designers and delegating to costume and millinery shops about design details.
July – September 2008

W Magazine
Freelance Milliner to Accessory Editor Beitressa Mandelbaum
Built a variety of hats, and veils for creative teams Alex White-Mert and Marcus and Camilla Nickerson-Inez and Vinoodh.
2008

Mary Howard Studio
Assistant Project Coordinator
Assisted the set designer and artistic director in the production of high-profile editorial and commercial photo shoots. Responsibilities include researching and renting props, creating web-based project files, organizing logistics, managing budgets, communicating with vendors, and assisting the stylist on set. Clients include Krug, Georg Jenson, Annie Leibovitz, Steven Klein, Steven Meisel, Vogue, W Magazine, and Vanity Fair.
April 2008 – September 2008

Barbara Matera, Ltd.
Draper’s Assistant
Assistant to head draper Jan Parran. Responsibilities include pattern manipulation, alterations, fabric layout, cutting, hand stitching, and craft work. Broadway productions include The Lion KingThe Little MermaidMamma MiaWickedThe Color Purple, and Gypsy.
Sept 2007 – March 2008

Izquierdo Studio, Ltd.
Head Studio Shopper / Crafts Assistant
Aided in all aspects of costume and prop construction. Responsibilities include acting as a liaison between Martin Izquierdo and his clients, project managing, researching and purchasing creative materials, dyeing, painting, stitching, distressing, sculpting, and design assisting. Notable projects include Ann Roth’s Mambo Kings, Disney’s Enchanted, Julie Taymor’s Across the Universe, The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Heineken’s monster ad campaign, W Magazine and China Vogue.
April 2004- August 2007

The Old Globe Theatre
Assistant to Resident Designer Charlotte Devaux on the Broadway Production A Catered Affair.
Designed by Anne Houlde-Ward, Directed by Jack Viertel.
August 2007

The Missing Person
Wardrobe Department Production Assistant,
Costumes Designed by Eden Miller
Independent feature film, directed by Noah Buschel.
July 2007

Broadway Bears
Equity Fights Aids Designer
Designed and constructed a bear inspired by the musical Grey Gardens, that sold at auction for over $4,000.00.
2007

Little Children
Wardrobe Department contributor under Wardrobe Supervisor Amy Roth
New Line Cinema Feature Film, directed by Todd Field.
2006

Body of Art
Freelance Fashion and Set Stylist for artisan Danielle Fonseca.
2005

EDUCATION

Philadelphia University, Philadelphia Pa.
BS, Fashion Design
Spring 2002

University of Rome, Rome, Italy.
Fashion Design and Illustration concentration
Fall 1999

References upon request

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