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Dr Jorge Sandoval

Profession
Course leader | BA (Hons) Costume for Performance
College
London College of Fashion
Person Type
Staff
Jorge  Sandoval

Biography

Jorge Sandoval trained as a designer-maker for theatre after a fulfilling career in dance. Jorge is an interdisciplinary artist and educator with a BFA in Art History and Studio Art and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Studies. Besides his position as Course Leader of the BA (Hons) in Costume for Performance at The London College of Fashion {UAL), he is also an Adjunct Professor with the Drama Department at The University of Lethbridge, in Canada.

Jorge holds a Doctor of Arts degree from the School of Arts Design and Architecture (Department of Film, Television and Scenography) at Aalto University in Helsinki, Finland. He is active with the research group ‘Costume in Focus’, at Aalto University, the 'Research Hub' at the London College of Fashion, and 'The Performing Dress lab' at the University of the Arts London.

Along with his freelance work in design, from 2005 to 2015 Jorge was the resident costume designer and educator within the dance program at The Banff Center for the Arts in Canada where he mentored emerging design professionals and students from all over the world. Jorge has also designed costumes for productions commissioned by The National Ballet of Canada, Ballet Kelowna, Ballet Mannheim, and the Banff Centre for the Performing Arts. His published work focuses on masculinities, drag, social media and theatrical costume within the ambit of the everyday.