Jill Salen

Jill Salen is a lecturer in costume, and has been producing patterns of corsets from private and museum collections for many years. She is widely employed in the theatrical costume industry and currently lives in Cardiff where she combines her freelance careers with teaching. She has been a lecturer in costume at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama for 14 years where she teaches courses such as Corsets 1598-1990, Cutting on the Stand and Origins of Cutting to students at undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as supervising the costume element of shows produced by the college. During 7 years as the ladies cutter at the Welsh National Opera, she worked on 54 operas for designers such as Maria Bjornson and Tim Goodchild. www.jillsalen.com

Corsets

Corsets

Jill Salen