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As a teenager she studied performing arts in Somerset and naturally became the designer for her year group. She went on to complete an Art foundation at Somerset College of Arts and Technology and continued there to study for a BA Hons in Fashion Textiles.

 

Liesel took up residence in Bristol as a maker for JAG Props and made costumes for west end and world tour productions such as Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Batman the Arena Tour. Her costumes are still on stage today in London and New York. Liesel went on to become the in house stage and costume designer for Bristol Old Vic Young Company working alongside director Miranda Cromwell. In 2010 their production of Our Country's Good was selected to attend the National Student Drama Festival where Liesel won Best Costume Designer. In 2011 their production of Children of Killers was selected to perform at the Cottesloe, National Theatre as part of the National Connections Festival. They have now formed their own theatre company with musical director Elizabeth Wescott.

 

Under the guidance of Tom Morris and Emma Stenning, artistic directors at Bristol Old Vic, Liesel has assisted and worked with some of the UK's best designers such as Laura Hopkins, Tom Pye, Lizzie Clachan and Robert Innes Hopkins. Also working with directors such as John Retallack, Simon Godwin and Amy Leach.

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Liesel Corp is a freelance stage and costume designer.

 

Though predominantly designing for theatre, Liesel designs for a variety of performance genres. Recently as Art Department Supervisor for Endemol designing studio sets for the themed shows of Deal or No Deal also in 2012 as HOD Costume for SKYPE's short Polly (premier 2013).