Sarah Armstrong: costume and set designer

 

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BODY OF WORK


film & television

Costume Designer "Thornwood Heights" H 1 Movie Productions Inc. Don McBrearty June '16
Costume Designer "Canada: The Story of Us" CBC Television various June '15 to May '17
Background Co-ordinator "The Strain - Season 2 & 3" Strain Can II Productions Inc. Guillermo del Toro/various Nov. '14
to May '16
Principal Buyer "Room" Room Productions Inc. Lenny Abrahamson Sept. '14
Set Supervisor/Asst. Designer "Saving Hope: Season 3" Hope Zee Three Productions Various June '14 to
Sept. '14
Associate Costume Designer "Second City Sketch Project" Second City Productions Inc. Tim Hamilton May '14
Background Co-ordinator "The Strain" Strain Can Productions Inc. Guillermo del Toro Sept. '13 to Apr '14
Principal Buyer "Bitten" She-Wolf Productions Inc. Various Aug. '13
Costume Designer "Dark Rising" AMC/Sony Pictures/Mikhail Harilaid Andrew Cymek Aug. '12
Assistant Costume Designer "The Colony" Colony Productions (Ontario) Inc. Jeff Renfroe Mar. '12
Costume Designer "Two Hands to Mouth" Blackwalk Productions Inc. Michael DeCarlo Dec. '11
Assistant Costume Designer "Michael Tuesdays & Thursdays" Rhombus Media Inc./CBC Don McKellor/Alison Maclean & Patricia Rozema Sept. '11
Costume Designer "Stories We Tell" National Film Board of Canada Sarah Polley Feb. '11
Costume Designer "The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche" Red Queen Productions Maya Gallus Nov. '10
Costume Designer "Bikers IV" E1 Television/Blueprint Enter. Harvey Crossland/Michelle Metivier Nov.'09/ July '10
Costume Designer "Storming Juno" E1 Television/Blueprint Enter. Tim Wolochatiuk June '10
Costume Designer "Red" C/P Tifpro 1/Sony /SyFy Channel Sheldon Wilson Feb. '10
Assistant Costume Designer "Oliver Sherman" Filmworks Inc. Ryan Redford Oct. '09
Asst. Production/ Costume Designer "Nureyev" MDF Productions/ BRAVO Moze Masseman June '09
Costume Designer "Red Flag" National Film Board of Canada Adam Garnet Jones May '09
Costume Designer "Underworld Gangs III" Entertainment 1/Wall to Wall Prod. Chris Lent Mar. '09
Costume Designer "Bikers III" Entertainment 1/Barna Alper Chris Lent Nov.'08
Costume Designer "ReVamped" Entertainment 1/Slice Network Marc Simard Oct '08
Costume Designer "One Tomato" Foundry Films Productions Semi Chellas July '08
Costume Designer "Unlocked" Bravo Films/CBC Mio Adelman July ' 08
Costume Designer "Pontypool" Ponty Up Pictures Inc. Bruce McDonald June '08
Costume Designer "Funky Prairie Boy" Pjamus Films Inc. Michael Schultz May '08
Costume Designer "Green Door" Foundry Films Productions Semi Chellas Nov '07
Costume Designer "Nurse. Fighter. Boy." Canadian Film Centre Charles Officer Sept '07
Costume Designer "Incident at Medak Pocket" Barna Alper Productions Bill Cobban Nov '06
Costume Designer "Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer" Brookstreet Pictures Inc. Jon Knautz Aug '06
Costume Designer "Finn's Girl" 2075944 Ontario Inc. Laurie Colbert & Dom Cardona Mar '06
Costume Designer "Third Eye" Neophyte Productions Leah Walker Dec '05
Assistant Costume Designer "Slings and Arrows 3" Rhombus Media Inc. Peter Wellington Oct '05
Assistant Costume Designer "Hey Day!" Triptych Media  Gordon Pinsent Aug '05
Assistant Costume Designer "Above & Beyond" CBC Television/Pope Prod. Sturla Gunnarsson June '05
Assistant Costume Designer "Snow Cake" Rhombus Media Inc. Mark Evans April '05
Assistant Costume Designer "Beowulf & Grendel" Filmworks Inc. Sturla Gunnarsson July '04
Costume Designer "Let the Games Begin" CineNova Productions Inc. Jane Armstrong Jan '04
Set Designer  "Hit List" & "Scream" Corus Entertainment Inc. YTV Television Sept '03


theatre and dance

Costume Designer "Legally Blonde: The Musical" Neptune Theare George Pothitos April '13
Co-Costume Designer "MacKenzie King" Video Cabaret Michael Hollingsworth Oct. '11
Set and Costume Designer "Good Person of Szechuan" Blyth Festival/Perth County Arts Roger Shank Mar. '11
Props and Costume Designer "Third Eye Looming" Workman Arts/Madness in the Arts Festival - Amsterdam Ed Roy Sept. '10
Set and Costume Designer "Shakespeare Experiment" Buddies in Bad Times Theatre Skye Gilbert, Ed Roy & Moynan King Aug. '10
Environment/Costume Designer "STITCH"  Urban Vessel/Theatre Centre Ruth Madoc Jones May '10
Co-Costume Designer "The Great War" Video Cabaret Michael Hollingsworth May '10
Costume Designer "Clerambard" George Brown Theatre Gina Wilkinson Apr. '10
Costume Designer/Artist "6 Images in Search of an Artist: Remix" Theatre Centre/Free Fall Festival Tanya Mars Mar. '10
Assist Set and Costume Designer "Shakespeare Experiment" Buddies in Bad Times Theatre Skye Gilbert, Ed Roy & Moynan King Aug. '09
Set and Costume Designer "The Gay No More Telethon" New York Fringe Festival  Dennis Erdman Aug '08
Costume Designer "Romeo & Juliet" Driftwood Theatre Jeremy D. Smith July '08
Costume Designer "The Odd Couple" Segal Centre for the Performing Arts Diana LeBlanc May '08
Set and Costume Designer "STITCH"  Urban Vessel/World Stage Ruth Madoc-Jones Mar '08 
Costume Designer "Houdini" Segal Centre for the Performing Arts Bryna Wasserman Feb '08
Co-Costume Designer "Laurier" Video Cabaret Michael Hollingsworth Feb '08
Asst. Set and Costume Designer "Vida!" Mirvish Productions Kelly Robinson June '07
Co-Costume Designer "The Saskatchewan Rebellion" Video Cabaret Michael Hollingsworth Mar '07
Asst. Set and Costume Designer "Lady Macbeth of Mtensk" Canadian Opera Company Paul Curran Jan '07
Costume Designer "The Five Vengeances" Humber College Guillermo Verdecchio Nov '06
Costume and Props Designer "Two is Company" CORPUS Danse David Danson May '06
Costume Designer "Director's Cut" Crow's Theatre Jim Millan April '06
Costume Designer "The Hot'l Baltimore" George Brown Theatre Todd Hammond Mar '06
Co-Costume Designer "The CPR Scandal" Video Cabaret Michael Hollingsworth Feb '06
Set and Costume Designer "Marion Bridge" Sudbury Theatre Centre Jim Warren April '05
Costume Designer "Marriage a la Mode" George Brown Theatre  Paul Lampert Mar '05
Costume Designer "Dirty/Beautiful" Crow's Theatre Jim Millan Feb '05
Set and Costume Designer "Real Live Girl" Buddies in Bad Times Theatre David Oiye Nov '04
Costume Designer "Snowman" Buddies in Bad Times Theatre David Oiye Oct '04
Asst. Set and Costume Designer "Count of Monte Cristo" Stratford Festival Andrey Tarasiuk June '04
Costume Designer "Phae" Factory Theatre Darryl Cloran Jan '04
Assistant Set Designer "Three Men on a Horse" Shaw Festival Jim Mezon Oct '03
Set and Costume Designer "Mother Courage" Bangkok Playhouse Jum Bongjimjiwit Aug '03
Costume Designer "Electra" Stratford Festival Leon Rubin July '03
Asst. Set and Costume Designer "Pericles" Stratford Festival Leon Rubin June '03
Costume Designer "William & James" Theatre Passe Muraille George Pothitos Jan '03
Costume Designer "Homage" Buddies in Bad Times Theatre David Oiye Oct '02
Costume Designer "Godzilla" Crow's Theatre/Factory Theatre Jim Millan Sept '02
Asst. Set and Costume Designer "Henry VI: Revenge in France" Stratford Festival Leon Rubin June '02
Asst. Set and Costume Designer "Henry VI: Revolt in England" Stratford Festival Leon Rubin June '02


awards/nominations


Virginia & Myrtle Cooper Award for Costume Design Toronto Arts Council Costume Design in Film nomination 2014
Virginia & Myrtle Cooper Award for Costume Design Toronto Arts Council Costume Design in Theatre nomination 2013
Virginia & Myrtle Cooper Award for Costume Design Toronto Arts Council Costume Design in Theatre nomination 2012
Virginia & Myrtle Cooper Award for Costume Design Toronto Arts Council Costume Design in Film nomination 2010
2009 Genie Award Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Achievement in Costume Design nomination 2010
Virginia & Myrtle Cooper Award for Costume Design Toronto Arts Council Costume Design in Theatre nomination 2009
Dora Mavor Moore Award Independent Theatre Costume Design award 2008
Dora Mavor Moore Award General Theatre Costume Design nomination 2007
Dora Mavor Moore Award General Theatre Costume Design nomination 2006
Dora Mavor Moore Award Independent Theatre Costume Design nomination 2003
Dora Mavor Moore Award Independent Theatre Set Design nomination 2001
Tom Patterson Award Stratford Festival 2003
Summerworks Theatre Festival Best of the Fest 2000


education

B.F.A. Specialized Honours Theatre Design York University 1993
M.F.A. Architecture/Art History U.B.C 1998
Textile Arts Diploma   Emily Carr College of Art and Design 1998


specialized skills

Dying and Breakdown Artist Soulpepper Theatre
Young Peoples Theatre
CanStage
13 seasons
3 seasons
1 season
Soft Goods Scenic Artist Soulpepper Theatre
Young Peoples Theatre
6 seasons
3 seasons
Dying and Breakdown Artist  "The 13th Warrior"
"Salem Witch Trials"
"Beowulf & Grendel"
"The Samaritan"
1998
2001
2004
2010