How to: Portfolios

Whether you've never heard of a portfolio or you've been crafting yours for years, our checklist will help you be sure that you're putting your best foot forward in your interview!

Portfolio Checklist

Something to think about.. you’re creating a narrative about your work. Your work is what makes you stand out. Rely on the work itself; whatever best shows your talent and affinity for theatrical storytelling. The goal is to show you think critically with a passion for your chosen field!

Hover over each major to see specific recommendations.


1. Resume

2. Lots of pictures!

3. Include Process Pictures (Mock up fittings, laying lace, black and white renderings, draftings, set dressing, cue script, rehearsals)

4. Labels for Shows/Projects with proper crediting of director, other designers

5. Examples of paperwork necessary for you to do the job/ paperwork you created to show your organization skills.

6. Add Miscellaneous at the end that you wish to include. Interesting hobby that correlates to your work? Other digital work? Video?











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