Laura Leo - Owner/Managing Director
BA (HONS) Textile Design
University Of Derby
Laura looks after the general running of Stageworld day to day!
Working alongside her team, she makes sure that every item that leaves Stageworld is of the highest standard and keeps the fantastic reputation of Stageworld growing!
From a young age Laura has always been creative and enjoyed learning new crafts and skills.
It was her nan that taught her to knit at age 5, was her teacher and sometimes her toughest critic.
Laura has a BA (HONS) in textile design from the University of Derby along with many other qualifications and creative experience.
Musicals on stage and screen have always played a huge part in Laura's life (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Calamity Jane and Half a Sixpence were watched many times as a child). So with her keen eye for detail and love of theatre she enjoys building every costume and picturing it on stage.
She always enjoys learning new skills and every day at stageworld means meeting lots of new people and working with a fantastic team!
She would like to thank all her friends and family for their on going support which means she gets to live her ultimate dream every day!
Holly - Head Seamstress
Holly is our Head Seamstress here at Stageworld and works closely with Laura regarding show planning and general organiation.
Her main focus is working on the production of the shows we put together.
Holly has a strong knowledge of shows and the Stageworld stock so has the perfect skill set to put together beautiful pieces true to the show she is working on, as well as taking inspiration from her own creative skills.
Holly's speciality is creating new costumes for specialist pieces. Using both patterns and imagery.
Louise - Seamstress/Assistant
BA (HONS) Fashion Design For Performance
Birmingham City University
Louise is our General Assistant and seamstress
She works closely with Holly in the production of the shows and general alterations and up keep of the costumes.
Louise also works in many areas of Stageworld including the washing, organisation and general day to day jobs of the business.
Louise's speciality is close work alterations and also the production of new costumes from design to creation! She really can make anything!
Becky - Seamstress/Assistant
BA (HONS) Textile Design/Embroidery
Birmingham City University
Becky is our General Assistant, seamstress and the newest member of our team!
She works along side the team in the production of the shows and general alterations of the costumes ready for them to go on stage.
Becky also works in many areas of Stageworld including the washing, organisation and general day to day jobs of the business.
Bec's speciality is embroidery and detailed sewing as well as fantastic costume building making sure every costume fits the character perfectly!