The interview this week is Jeremy’s chat with Jane Marcantonio, Costume Supervisor for Strictly Come Dancing. Jane has worked on Strictly for 10 years and her and her team help to create all the looks for the performers every week on the show.
She studied Design & Applied Arts specialising in Fashion, at Edinburgh College of Art and graduated with a BA Hons after graduating Jane started working on films and worked her way to be Supervisor working on projects including The Jacket, Mansfield Park, Rush, Salmon Fishing In The Yemen and Rush. As well as working on films Jane is also a milliner and has her own business designing luxury fascinators and headpieces
She started working on Strictly in 2010 working as Supervisor for designer Vicky Gill.
Jane discusses her career in the industry, how she manages to maintain her family life while working on a live TV show and discusses her approach to trainees and how valuable they are to her team.