Having attained a first class honours degree in Theatre Design at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, graduating in 1997, Nina began her career designing for a wide variety of theatre, dance and large-scale open-air productions. She is also the author of ‘Creating Outdoor Theatre’ a publication by Crowood press.

Although her passion for live performance has never waned, Nina made the full time transition to film and TV over 13 years ago. 

Having worked across all areas of the costume department through Design, Styling, Construction, Prop Costume, Crafts, Textiles and Breakdown, she has an enormous wealth of experience and is a great problem solver.

She had the pleasure of working on five seasons of Game of Thrones (Emmy Nomination and Emmy Win, HBO), The Crown (Netflix), Fortitude (Sky) and also The Great (Hulu). She was then Costume Designer for The Last Kingdom (Netflix), Outlander (Costume Designer Guild Award nomination, Starz) and most recently for Carnival Row (Amazon Prime).

She has a reputation for being a practical and highly creative Designer able to deliver quality, detailed, well researched and considered designs from concept through to realisation. Nina enjoys working throughout Europe and worldwide, in new and often challenging work environments. Her accrued experience has led Nina to become particularly adept at the logistics of setting up a competent and smooth running team.

An avid traveller, Nina is passionate about the anthropology of clothing and fashion especially indigenous dress. Coupled with a love of story telling she strives to create costumes which have the characters identities and journeys nuanced by their ancestry, natural resources and allegiances.

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