Seminar recording:

ABTT Seminar: Covid-safe working for Costume and Wardrobe in Theatre and Live Events – November 30th 2020

Seminar Chat can be viewed here.

 

Relevant Organisations:

CITA: Costume in Theatre Association – CITA is made up of costume professionals with experience of large and small scale theatre, Opera and Musicals. We are Dressers, Makers, Costume Supervisors; they work full time in Producing Theatres and are part of an army of Freelancers.

Downloadable Resources on getting back to work in Costume and Wardrobe:

CITA have issued some guidelines for costume workers returning to work.  The Guidelines are in 4 parts and should be read together.
More information on the below documents can be found here.

Please see the Guidelines below:

  1. Costume for Theatre & Live Events Introduction and Summary Guidance
  2. Costume for Theatre and Live events return to work safely Covid19 guidelines
  3. Appendix A – Government guidelines
  4. Appendix B – Glossary of terms and Supporting Documents

Other relevant documents:

ABTT Webinar: The UV-C Light at the end of the Tunnel

Claire Hartley’s feedback about Jesus Christ Super Star

Disneys’ Frozen Costume Studio Fittings Procedure

Disneys’ Frozen Health Status Self Declaration Form

Bectu Costume Cleaning Brochure

International Ultraviolet Association Inc – UV Disinfection for COVID-19

Method Statements on Covid Safe practices in Costume & Wardrobe: This explains methods that can be used for high risk activities including fittings, quick changes and laundry

ABTT Guidance Notes on COVID-19

Guidance Note 101: COVID-19 Risk Assessments for Returning to Work in Places of Entertainment
(To be read in conjunction with ABTT Guidance Note 102 etc)

Guidance Note 102: COVID-19 Returning to Work Support Information
(To be read in conjunction with ABTT Guidance Note 101)

Guidance Note 103: COVID-19 Production and Technical Departments Safe Working Procedures
(To be read in conjunction with ABTT Guidance Note 101)

Guidance Note 105: Reopening of Places of Entertainment – Systems Inspections and Audit Checklist

Guidance Note 106: Reopening of Places of Entertainment – Fire Inspection Checklist

Manufacturers for cleaning Costume and Wardrobe during COVID-19

Elozo – “design, engineer and manufacture efficient Ozone cleaning solutions.” This brochure explains the services they provide.

Upstage Theatrical Dry Cleaners- Brochure on Covid-19 Effects and Ozone

Zoono Standard Operating Procedures: Zoono is a special technology to provide long lasting protection against bacteria, viruses etc.  This brochure explains the services they provide.

Zoono explains the fogging of costumes

Other Relevant Resources on getting back to work can be found here!